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Emperor Serenity 'incredible' | Diving 'another world'

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Thanks to recent guest, Juan, on Emperor Serenity in the Maldives, who shared this feeeback.
 
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"Incredible boat, awesome crew, amazing diving sites!" 
I have no words to describe how good this trip on the Emperor Serenity was! THe crew was awesome, the boat impeccable and spotless and the diving was from another world. I cannot wait to do it again.
A huge thank you to Nuria, who is an extremely well-prepared diving instructor and guide. I did my AOW with her and I couldn't be happier.
And Yaqui, the boat manage, is an awesome diving guide with super GoPro rescue skills! 
Juan Cabral, Brazil

Etoile Smulders & Gustav
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It's the turn of our Indonesia team now.

A warm welcome to Cruise Directors, Etoile Smulders & Gustav Lilienfeld. Find out a bit more about them and read all about their involvement with ocean conservation film festivals worldwide.

"The ocean has always been our main driving force in life and working aboard Emperor Raja Laut allows us to live and work with our passion. We can't wait to share the experience with you."

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"Back home from your liveaboard on Asmaa, 18-25 August, we would like to let you know how pleased we are with it.

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Although smaller than Emperor Superior (we knew from previous liveaboards) Emperor Asmaa was a very good surprise on every aspect! Comfort, cleanness and a very kind and professional crew led by his captain Hamada. I'm so thankful he made possible my most anticipated dive, Salem Express, even under a bit rough conditions!! I know this is an emotional dive spot for the crews and, therefore, I double my thankfulness!

Food was delicious and always creative! Congrats to kitchen staff as well!

Saloon man, Waleed (?), was tireless; cabin and saloon were spotless! He was always very kind and good mood!

Simone was always kind, funny and very professional.

Last words go to my dear Amr. A lovely human being, always attentive and kind to everyone, even to my husband who is a non-diver; Amr gave him the most wonderful experience by proposing snorkelling on Salem Express! We won't forget it!

Congratulations to Emperor! Please, let know everyone how pleased we are! We'll be back!" 

Maria José Resende and Jorge Esteves

Dive into Emperor Asmaa right here

How to get to Indonesia | We share the tips

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Emperor Raja Laut

With our little info-pack on getting to Indonesia, you can soon be sailing these amazing dreamy dive areas on the rather superb Emperor Raja Laut:

Journey along to here; find out how to get to our new Emperor Indonesia with really helpful advice on airports, hubs and more.

 

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Hi and Hola
 
We are Gabriel and Maria, the new dive guides for Emperor Maldives.

We are from Argentina, started our dive careers 17 years ago and soon became PADI Instructors, opening a dive centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina; however, our aim was always to work on liveaboards.
 
Having been managers in large corporations, I (Maria) have a Bachelor of Marketing and I (Gabriel) am a Systems Engineer. When we started our diving courses we discovered our passion for scuba diving and decided to leave everything behind to follow our dream.
 
We have dived in Argentina, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Thailand, Sipadan, Egypt, Sudan and Maldives. We moved to Egypt in 2006 and have been working on the Egyptian and Sudanese Red Sea for eight years.
 
With a huge experience on liveaboards, we have done more than 300 trips with more than 5000 dives logged and worked on well-known Red Sea fleet companies such as Emperor Divers, Sea Serpent, Blu Sudan and Blue o Two Maldives. We are PADI, SDI and TDI Technical Instructors and I (Gabriel) love to dive with my Kiss rebreather whilst surrounded by sharks.
 
We love our job, taking care of the marine life and sharing our knowledge with guests. We use every dive to clean a bit the reef, if it is possible, to help the environment.
 
Whilst working in Sudan, we promoted laws against shark fishing and reef awareness. As a result, the Sudanese government opened new marine protected parks and created a law against shark finning.
 
We love guiding and spotting the small and big stuff. Dive guiding is not our job, it's our passion. We are happy to come back to the Emperor family and to meet our friends in the Maldives again whilst looking forward to making new ones with our guests.
 
Come an discover the delights of civing the Maldives with us just as soon as you can.
 
 
 

Special offers for Emperor Indonesia

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We want to get you diving here just as soon as we can. So here's a special incentive just for you!

Emperor Raja Laut
17 - 26 September 2017
Komodo National Park
from Labuan Bajo, Bali
£2618 / €3044

Emperor Raja Laut
20 - 28 January 2018
Raja Ampat
from Sorong
£2356 / €2739

Raja Ampat

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‚ÄčThese trips are ideal for people with little or no photography experience. Emperor Divers is offering free advice from photo pro, Jordi Chias, on both Red Sea and Maldives selected sailings.

“This is a free, value-added service from the team at Emperor to anyone who wants to ask questions and get hints and tips in relaxed surroundings. It’s not a seminar or workshop so no competitiveness required,” explains Luke Atkinson, Emperor Divers’ General Manager.

The trips follow Emperor’s successful free photo advice trips last year and welcome highly acclaimed photographer, Jordi Chias, who will once again be sharing his experience in a friendly and encouraging way.

Maldives dates:

3 - 10 December 2017    Emperor Orion     Best of Maldives    €1769/£1627
10 - 17 December 2017  Emperor Serenity Best of Maldives €1749/£1609

Red Sea dates:
3 - 10 November 2017    Emperor Elite     Simply the Best    €1269/£1142
9 - 16 November 2017    Emperor Asmaa  Simply the Best    €1149/£1034

With work published in many different media and recognized with prominent mentions, among them the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Jordi has a wealth of knowledge that guests can tap into during the week. He is also one of the most internationally awarded Spanish photographers, who also speaks fluent English

Make the most of this fantastic opportunity to hone photography talents for free.

For more on Emperor Maldives visit www.emperormaldives.com or for Emperor’s Red Sea visit www.emperordivers.com

 

 

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Thanks to a recent guest for this rave review (yes, another one) for the team and crew at Emperor Marsa Alam. 

SERVICE Excellent
"Emperor Divers are the best dive company in the Red Sea. They are a safe, professional outfit whose boat crews are unsurpassed. We have returned multiple times to dive with Emperor Divers in Marsa Alam and haven't yet found anyone who compares.

The dive guides will do their utmost to find whatever rocks your boat whether it's Dyson the Dugong, Dolphins, Turtles or the Macro Photographers favourites like Shrimps and Nudibranch.

You'll come, you'll dive and you'll leave with fantastic memories and some new friends for life. Don't dive with anyone else until you've tried them.

We've been visiting for 7 years and have just had the best trip yet."

Review via Feefo -  a global ratings and reviews provider of genuine guest feedback. Unlike some reviews platforms that have made the news for allowing fake and malicious reviews to be published, Feefo has never allowed this to happen. 

Thanks to a recent guest for this uplifting Emperor Superior review via Feefo. 

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SERVICE Excellent

"I thought the service was better than outstanding. I can't find fault from the minute we started the holiday with Emperor Divers to the minute it all sadly came to an end.

My partner and I have never experienced first class service like we did on the immaculate Emperor Superior. The crew are passionate about what they do and was clearly seen throughout the trip.

My partner and I desperately needed the holiday after the recent death of my Father. As a result I am unemployed and suffering from minor depression. The crew, but the dive guide in particular, has inspired me to return back to work and find a company as good as Emperor Divers. The crew made me realise I am only 24 and life is too short to not be happy!

We will be using the service again and hope to book a trip to Maldives for 2018...with Emperor Divers of course!! 10/10!"

Discover more on Emperor Superior here.

 

Reminder - NEW flights to Red Sea this November

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Direct flights announced to Marsa Alam

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A little reminder of MORE flights to the south Red Sea this November:

Direct flights announced to Marsa Alam (RMF). From November 2017 you can fly to RMF from:

  • UK - Birmingham (Mondays with Thomas Cook) and Gatwick (Wednesdays with Thomson and Thursdays with Thomas Cook)
  • Netherlands - Amsterdam (Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays with Neckermann) and Eindhoven (Thursdays with Neckermann). TUI will also have direct flights, yet to be confirmed.
  • Belgium - Brussels (Tuesdays/Sundays with TUI and Mondays/Fridays with Thomas Cook)

The Friday flights are ideal for joining up with Emperor Elite whilst the Thursday flights are perfect for Emperor Asmaa. So to celebrate, book any Emperor Asmaa sailing between 15 December 2017 to 19 April 2018 and enjoy a 5% discount from our online prices!

Also, every flight is great to get you landing just five minutes away from our award winning daily diving centre, Emperor Divers Marsa Alam. Take advantage of our early booking rate of just 40 Euros a day between 20 November 2017 and 25 March 2018. Both offers available for new bookings made by 31 August 2017.

Time to dive the Red Sea this winter!

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