Emperor Sharm now offers you the chance to choose some relaxed diving - a perfect solution when you're holidaying with family or non-diving partners.
May 2006 Archives
In conjunction with PADI, Emperor Divers is offering you a Specialty of the Month promotion, every month through to December.
Emperor's Sharm El Sheikh dive centre has been presented with the PADI Industry Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to PADI Diver Education'. Many congratulations to all the team!
Sam Kirby, Padi International Regional Manager for Egypt, presents the award to Tim Connor, Sharm El Sheikh Dive Centre Manager.
The team at Sharm El Sheikh dive centre recently gave up their day off to complete a beach clean up. Included in the haul were two car batteries, astro turf matting, cushion flooring, clothing, bottles, cans, brochures and peaches! Well done team! The environment is just that bit better for your care and effort!
According to a study undertaken by Lev Fishelson of TelAviv University, the lionfish, Pterois volitans, found in the Red Sea has changed in appearance over the past 40 years and a new form has evolved.
This September, Emperor's Soma Bay dive centre will host John Lax, a PADI Master Scuba Diver, who will be rising to a rather unusual challenge from his work colleagues!
Ingrid Wittmann is Emperor Divers' Chief Instructor and IDC co-ordinator. Born in Germany, Ingrid started diving in 1989, became Dive Master in Hurghada in 1992 and Instructor in Sharm in the same year, then a Master Instructor in 1996. In 2004, she became a Course Director and was recently awarded Silver Level Course Director for her achievements.
MY Emperor Fraser 24 - 31 March 2006
Brothers Islands & Elphinstone
Report by Fefe Morisod
Photo by Penny Hands
Two lucky divers at Soma Bay's House Reef spotted a dugong as it swam south towards the sea grass beds around the islands off Safaga. Instructor Birgit Kayser was accompanied by Joachim Gietl, who managed to snap this shot!
Emperor Soma Bay recently hosted marine engineers from Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA).
Emperor Hurghada has joined the Sharks & Dolphins Sighting program, organised by the Abu Salama Society, which started its research activities in 1995. It aims to record sightings of vertebrates, including both dolphins and sharks through a network of volunteers who are concerned about the large marine vertebrateâ€™s welfare.
Report from Caroline Worley aboard day boat Amelia