Though there are nearly 50 operators on Grand Cayman now, Bob Soto was the first. He ran the business for 20 years before selling it to Ron Kipp who called it Ron Kipp’s Bob Soto’s Diving and spent the next 22 years expanding it further.Read more
The five types of shark were among 21 species of shark and ray, including sawfish, granted new protection status at a convention summit in November.Read more
To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent exaRead more
In addition the current state of the domestic economy also forced a number of local exhibitors to withdraw from the show due to lack of funds.Read more
President Obama announced today that he’s creating the world’s largest marine protected area.Read more
The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further deterioration expected in coming years, a report says.Read more
Kim Jong-un is moving ahead with the idea of building an underwater hotel that would change North Korea into a top-notch tourist destination.
The beach resort to be built at Wonsan, which is 200km from the North Korean capital Pyongyang, would cater to up to 100,000 visitors, ta report quoted by News.com.au adds.Read more
"If you're going to be a member of the Jet Set and fly off to Katmandu for coffee with King Mahendra," wrote Horace Sutton in the Los Angeles Times, "you can count on contracting Jet Lag, a debility not unakin to a hangover.Read more
Four years ago 46 bottles of Veuve Clicquot Champagne were discovered at the bottom of the Baltic Sea near the Åland archipelago which lies between Sweden and Finland.Read more
The Kerama Islands are a group of 22 islands located 32 kilometres (20 mi) southwest of Okinawa Island in Japan
The designated area includes 30 islets and reefs, and covers 3,520 hectares of dry land and 94,750 hectares of ocean. It lies 35 kilometres west of Okinawa Main Island and is famous for its rich aquatic environment. It is home to 248 species of coral.
The government will restrict development within the areas, such as the extraction of sand. It also plans to build coral restoration facilities to counter the damage done in the past.Read more