Things have come on a long way since the doors opened to Hurghada's new centre.
One of the main benefits is the marina directly outside the dive centre, which gives guests both easy and ready access to Emperor's fleet of day boats and safari liveaboards. Plus the addition of an area that we have been able to designate as a confined water training area.
It's always a bonus in a confined water area to have a good selection of marine life that gives guests something to enjoy as they complete their training. Hurghada is lucky enough to be able to boast a fair selection of fish life and has found a clownfish in a red anemone, at least two resident peppered moray eels, spotted snake eels, unicorn fish, pipefish, cuttlefish, short fin dwarf lionfish and a huge number of Indian sea hares - and that's just for starters. When busy work schedules allows, Emperor instructors are cleaning up this area in an effort to attract even more species. For divers who like to go deeper, Tekstreme are also benefiting from this facility as they can quickly move out of the shallows and into the outside of the marina to dive depths of more than 45m!
Back on land, the most recent additions to the dive centre include sun loungers on the roof terrace ready for the summer whilst work to complete the bar and snack area also located on the roof will start very soon.