June 2014 Archives

An international array of feedback for the team at Emperor Marsa Alam via TripAdvisor ...

 

From Italy:

RobertoRo...
Palosco

“Squadra fantastica!”

4 of 5 starsReviewed 22 June 2014 NEW via mobile

Sono rimasto entusiasta di questo diving dove ho trovato tantissima simpatia, accoglienza, disponibilità e professionalità allo stesso tempo. Un particolare ringraziamento a Maya a Karim e a tutte le persone che vi lavorano!! Ho trascorso una piacevole vacanza. Ho potuto ammirare durante le immersioni numerosi delfini e tanto altro...... Lo consiglio vivamente. Grazie Roberto BG 14/6/2014

Visited June 2014

Translated:

"Fantastic team!" 

22 Jun 2014  A TripAdvisor Member

I was enthusiastic about this diving where I found a lot of sympathy, warmth, helpfulness and professionalism at the same time. A special thanks to Maya Karim and all the people who work there! I spent a pleasant holiday. I could see many dolphins while diving and much more ...... I highly recommend it. Thanks Roberto 

 

From Germany:

Mooshy_choosky
Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
Senior Reviewer

“Great diving & great people”

5 of 5 starsReviewed 24 June 2014 

My husband and I just came back from a 6 day diving experience with Emperor Divers Marsa Alam, where we also did our AOW certification. The wonderful experience that we had with Emperors in Scharm El Sheik back in February convinced us to book the next diving trip also with ED.  We were not disappointed.  

We met some wonderful, fully dedicated to their job people, who although diving daily, still are as enthusiastic about every dive as a newcomer.  The pickups were always on time, equipment in good to very good condition. The briefings and the maps were detailed and thorough. The safety of the divers and (luckily) of the reef were always stressed upon.  

The crew on the boat was extremly helpful and a pleasure to be around to. We really enjoyed the lunches on the boat - there was a great variety of food.  The diving sites are among the best I have ever seen - full of life and color. Unfortunatly the weather did not allow us to do Elphinstone - but that is just one more reason to go back to Egypt. :)  Our next diving trip in Egypt will be surely be booked with Emperors. 

 

And from Belgium:

philippe...
Heusy, Belgium

“Allez en Egypte !”

5 of 5 starsReviewed 24 June 2014 

Cher plongeurs et futurs plongeurs, n'hésitez pas . Allez plonger avec les Emperors divers à Marsa Alam (ou ailleurs) . ETn'ayez pas peur de vous rendre en Egypte ,il n'y a que du bonheur en Mer Rouge et l'accueil est exceptionnel, aussi bien dans les hotels qu'à 20m de profondeur !!

Translated:

"Go to Egypt!"
24 Jun 2014  

Dear future divers and divers, do not hesitate. Go diving with various Emperors in Marsa Alam (or elsewhere). ETn'ayez not afraid to go to Egypt, there is only happiness in the Red Sea and was outstanding in both hotels at 20m depth!

Dive the Maldives with Emperor Voyager

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Welcome to one of the most appealing dive destinations in the world. With its relaxed atmosphere, year-round warm water and sightings of great pelagics, the Maldives is a ‘must dive’ location. Its rich marine life teems around the coral reefs where you’ll find schools of fish, sharks, mantas and rays with regular appearances by playful dolphins.

Our liveaboard MV Emperor Voyager (formally known as Atoll Cruiser) sails from Male and she’s a rather splendid modern, spacious boat built to a high standard. She takes 20 guests in real comfort offering magical trips such as 'The Best of the Maldives' and 'Manta Madness'.

Emperor Voyager offers FREE NITROX as standard and great value. A week's diving on a full board basis including 17 dives and Nitrox costs from just £987.70pp / € 1,190.00 (excluding flights).



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» Discover more about Emperor Divers Maldives right here

Super dooper liveaboard offers!

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Save up to €200 on a lovely Emperor liveaboard!

 

 

 

 

 
South & St Johns from Marsa Ghalib
 
14 - 21 November  
€829 / £688
 
28 November - 5 December
€799 / £663
 
19 - 26  December  
€739 / £613
 

Emperor Superior

Reefs and Wrecks from Hurghada

14 - 21 November
€729 / £605

 

Emperor Asmaa

Fury & St Johns from Hamata

03 - 10 August
€599 / £497

21 & 22 October
€699 / £580

28 & 29 October
€699 / £580

 

Click here to view our liveaboard LIVE availability & pricing

To book or for further information, please email us at info.safaris@emperordivers.com

NOW is the time to dive the Red Sea says guest

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Read this insightful feedback, via TripAdvisor, from a recent guest with Emperor Sharm. Good reasons to come and dive the Red Sea now - keep the industry going and see some of the best conditions!

 

Scubaray1

Birmingham, United Kingdom

“Still the Best.”

5 of 5 starsReviewed 16 June 2014 

Dolphins of the Red Sea

I have recently returned from yet another scuba diving holiday in Sharm-El-Sheikh, diving with Emperor Divers based at the Bay View Hotel.   

Unfortunately with the on-going political situation in Egypt, like all of the tourist businesses and hotels, Emperor Divers, while doing better than most, are not immune from the vast reduction in tourist numbers.

However despite this I am happy to report that Emperor Divers have fully maintained their standards of both safety and service.

Actually, as a scuba diver now is a really good time to travel to Sharm-El-Sheikh as there is more room on the daily dive boats and far less pressure on the various dive sites both at Tiran and within the Ras Mohammed National Park. In addition currently there are some really good low-price offers on both the hotels and the various dive packages if pre-booked on-line.

Having previously dived over many years in the area of Sharm-El-Sheikh, with less pressure on the dive sites, this last trip rates as one of the best for fish life, which even included diving with Dolphins.

So despite the downturn in business, Emperor Divers have retained some of the best English speaking Dive Leaders/Instructors in the Sharm area, so I fully recommend this company if you are either a qualified scuba diver or you are a new diver interested in taking up the sport and taking a training programme. 

Discover more about Emperor Sharm right here.

20% off at Maldives Casa Mia Resort

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Enjoy 20% off when you book some Maldives magic with this Special Offer during June, July and August 2014.

And for single travellers there are NO single supplements. [The discount has been applied to our online prices].

Click through and discover more ...

Here's a fab review from a recent guest to Emperor Sharm via Feefo

If Carlsberg made diving in a tin then it would be made by Emperor Divers.

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The staff are excellent in customer service. Claire, Cat and Alex in the reservations office are so so helpful and friendly with a lovely smile to boot. The guides are fun to be with on and off the boat especially Scott, Pete and Saad. 

I like the no nonsense approach and appreciate the seriousness when needed on briefings. I took a good friend with me on the latest trip and he was new to recreational diving. He's not stopped talking about it since. His testimonial was in his words " fantastic, loved it, can't knock the price you get great value for money" So pleased with that.

Thanks for another great nine days diving. See you all soon. 

Discover more on diving with Emperor Sharm - just click here.

Emperor Marsa Alam - dive the Red Sea video!

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Watch this fab video taken by Mark Sharman, cameraman on BBC Springwatch and Sir David Attenborough programmes.

From dive centre to boats and into the clear blue waters, join us for some Red Sea magic. 

Big turtle to little fishes and even snorkelling with a dugong!

Try dives and day trips to dive the Hamada wreck – do join us!
 

Discover more about Marsa Alam here

Job opportunity at Emperor Sharm

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We are currently looking for an Operations Manager to join our centre based in Sharm El Sheikh.

The successful applicant will lead from the front; working in the water as well as dealing with traditional management tasks.  We’re looking for someone with a hands on approach, has an appetite to see the team go from strength to strength and who doesn’t want to miss out on getting in the water, be it getting on the boat or delivering a course at any level/time!

The role holder should be native (or speak fluent) English, be in Sharm or have worked in this location previously, have dive centre management experience and hold a minimum certification level of MSDT (or equivalent).  

Duties include the coordination of boat and shore diving activities, management of staff (including instructors, admin and local staff) and the operational running and development of the centre (including shop, training facilities, equipment and compressor room).  In addition, you will be responsible for customer care, safety, maximising of sales and working alongside head office functions including Accounts, Reservations, Commercial and Marketing.

If you fit the bill, please send a detailed CV including a photo and salary expectations to human.resources@emperordivers.com quoting reference number ED135. 

Closing date Monday 16th June.

Sharm comes tops via TripAdvisor

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom

"Yet another top diving trip”

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 June 2014 NEW

Having returned home, I'd just like to thank all at Emperor divers Sharm El Sheikh.

Sharm boat leaving sm.jpgAs always the staff were enthusiastic and polite. The assistance and help prior to arrival was second to none. I'd like to thank Claire, Alex and Cat in the reservations office for their assistance and speedy communications prior to arrival and their welcoming smiles on a daily basis. Thanks to Carol for having a great team of guides, and special thanks to Scott, Pete, Saad and Elise for your continued welcoming attitude. I had encouraged a good friend of mine to try Sharm for his diving and Emperor was his first experience of a dive center. He was full of praise and full of smiles at the end of his dive days. We were fortunate to see a lot of stuff, small and large. A portion of his smiles are thanks in part to the staff at Emperor for making him welcome.

I will continue to recommend anyone who asks me where to go and who to use for their diving. And I would have no hesitation in taking new divers there to learn and discover what we love, Great diving, Great location, Great people, Great weather, Great holidays.

PS. Sharm El Sheikh is safe!!!! Please don't be put off by the goings on in the North.

Thanks again and see you all again soon

 

Emperor Divers expands diving to the Maldives

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Having successfully operated dive centres in the Red Sea since 1992, Emperor Divers asked guests where else they would like to enjoy the Emperor experience. The Maldives was a resounding request and Emperor Divers Maldives is now open.
 
Liveaboard MV Emperor Voyager (formally known as MV Atoll Cruiser) sails from Male and is a luxury modern, spacious liveaboard built to a high standard, accommodating 20 guests in real comfort offering magical trips such as 'The Best of the Maldives' and 'Manta Madness'.
 
Says Mike Braun, General Manager of Emperor Divers, “Booking a Maldives liveaboard through Emperor means guests are safe in the knowledge that their team of guides, crew and chefs are trained to a high standard, offering top notch customer service. You don't have to be a seasoned diver to enjoy a Maldives liveaboard - whatever your level, Emperor has something to suit you.”
 
Fascinating dive briefings, fabulous meals and an impressive choice of routes with the strong chance of seeing large pelagics makes this a 'bucket list' destination.
 
Emperor Divers Maldives is also offering day diving from Casa Mia Resort. A boutique resort, with just 10 rooms along the beach, it’s one of the only resorts situated on a local island just a speedboat or seaplane ride from Male.
 
The Maldives is one of the most appealing dive destinations in the world with its relaxed atmosphere, year-round warm water and sightings of great pelagics. Its rich marine life teems around the coral reefs where you will find schools of fish, sharks, mantas and rays with regular appearances by playful dolphins.
 
More information on Emperor Divers Maldives is available at maldvies.emperordivers.com or email info@emperordivers.com.
 
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