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Philippines to pitch diving as leisure activity for foreign tourists

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 will intensify its marketing campaign for various tourism products of the Philippines, but particularly high-value diving as a leisure ac

Diving, fishing and sailing holidays promoted to Middle East by Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board, Middle East, in partnership with Emirates Holidays, have joined forces at this year’s Dive Middle East Exhibition, which is held alongside the Dubai International Boat

Pacific island of Kosrae offers historic wreck sites for divers

TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia - The lush tropical island of Kosrae, located halfway between Hawaii and Guam is home to the world's most unspoiled coral reefs.

Mabul Island named one of the world’s “Best Secret Islands”

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Mabul Island in Sabah, Malaysia was named one of the best islands in the world with that is not teeming with fish instead of tourists.

Japanese tourist dies while diving in Cebu

MANILA - A female Japanese national was killed after being hit by the propeller of a motor boat while scuba-diving in the waters in Cebu, the Philippines, the police said on Saturday.

South African travelers drag Tanzania’s national airline to court

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania’s financially troubled national flag carrier Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is facing a major lawsuit by a group of South African tourists following a f

Tourists still dive with sharks even after deadly attack in Bahamas

It was a smooth ride from a marina in northern Palm Beach County, Fla., as the 65-foot boat Shear Water carried American and Canadian tourists toward the Bahamas.

Thailand diving dream

Explore the underwater world of the Koh Chang archipelago. It is definitely worth the trip out to see the surrounding islands of Koh Chang.

Diving to keep Philippines’ tourism afloat

MANILA, Philippines - It’s like owning a Ferrari and never driving it.

Under the sea: Scuba excursions beneficial to coastal towns

To many scuba-certified cruise passengers, one of the best parts of the voyage is the chance to explore beneath the waves they've been crossing.