blue o two and Voodoo Divers join forces to offer Hurghada-based shore diving
UK-based dive tour operator blue o two have announce that they have signed an exclusivity agreement with Voodoo Divers in Hurghada, Egypt to bring their customers fantastic Red Sea shore-based diving opportunities. UK and Scandinavian based divers now wishing to book shore-based holidays with Voodoo Divers will exclusively be able to book through blue o two.
An established and well respected dive centre in Hurghada, Voodoo Divers is the #1 rated dive centre in Hurghada on Trip Advisor. The dive centre’s location in the heart of Hurghada provides easy access to the surrounding reef system.
Voodoo Divers offer day diving trips on board their much loved vessel the Red Sea Star, in addition to PADI diving courses and the PADI Divemaster internships run both independently and in conjunction with blue o two. The internship will allow interns to gain experience at a high quality shore-based daily diving centre, in combination with the work experience offered by blue o two. Interns will have the opportunity to take the first step towards becoming a diving professional while furthering the development of their diving career.
Jason Strickland, blue o two’s Company Director, says, “As part of our exclusive relationship with Voodoo Divers, we’re happy to offer our blue o two customers the opportunity to explore the Red Sea diving while soaking up the beautiful resort of Hurghada itself. The shore-based diving packages are the perfect complement to a Red Sea diving holiday.”
To celebrate this new exclusive relationship, blue o two and Voodoo Divers are running a special offer for divers who travel on, or before, the 31st May 2016. Simply book before the 31st August, 2015 and get six days’ worth of day boat diving in Hurghada for the price of four. Alternatively, group bookings will receive the awesome deal of 10 pay and 1 goes free.
For more information about shore-based diving options in Hurghada with Voodoo Divers, or to request a quote, visit www.blueotwo.com, contact the blue o two travel team by calling +44 (0)1752 480808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palaemon Divers shortlisted for top Business Award
North West-based Dive Centre, Palaemon Divers, has been shortlisted for Leisure and Tourism Start Up of the Year with Start Up Awards 2023.
Palaemon Divers is delighted to be named a finalist in the Awards which celebrate Start Up Businesses and what they have brought to the economy within three years of their launch.
Palaemon Divers was started by Leanne Clowes in the midst of COVID lockdowns. Leanne walked out of her well paid corporate sales job with no savings after a redundancy in a previous role and spending the majority of the year before COVID to follow the dream! After the redundancy and COVID, life struck just a little differently and the pull to become a full-time dive instructor became impossible to ignore!
So with that… notice was handed in, no savings, nothing physical to start being a full time dive instructor other than personal kit at the time – oh and the fact, Leanne was actually an Assistant Instructor at the time and hadn’t attended the instruction exam at that point as there had been none going on through COVID obviously!
However, the first Instructor Exam that was happening out of COVID was booked onto – no pressure at all with no full time job, no money as a back up, mortgage and bills to pay…
Leanne started freelancing as an instructor in the North West using various outdoor locations for training, and the business snowballed and quickly gained its first physical dive centre in January 2022 along with finding their own private in-water training facility at Princes Dock in Liverpool. Since then, 100s of new people from Liverpool and further afield have been introduced to the amazing sport of scuba, and experienced the abundant life under the surface of the dock itself.
In a time of no travel to outside your area or abroad, Palaemon Divers found something new and exciting to introduce the city of Liverpool to those who spend five days a week in the office looking down at the dock and not really being able to appreciate what the dock actually means to Liverpool!
It became apparent during 2022, that although Liverpool was fantastic, more growth was on the cards which came in the form of a second location, Palaemon Divers – Warrington. The second dive centre is an ex micro brewery in Warrington with a central location close to the M6, M62 and M56, spread over two floors which includes a classroom, workshop, compressor and a floor dedicated to retail.
The efforts in building this business have not gone unnoticed with the shortlist for Startup Awards, and also another shortlist which will be announced in the next month.
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