Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.

Belize Dive Haven Founder, Celebrates 88th Birthday With a Dive

Sir Karim Hakimi, founder of the resort Belize Dive Haven, celebrated his 88th birthday with a scuba trip to welcome in his “next lap around the sun.” Belize Dive Haven is super excited to wish our founder Sir Karim Hakimi … Continue reading

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Editorial – February 2021

Welcome To The World of Small Gene Muchanski, EditorDive Industry Professional The new normal is here.  The covid pandemic has changed the way we work and play forever.  In the past year, we’ve seen the death, the destruction, the … Continue reading

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An Ocean Of Love Giveaway

This Valentine’s Day we are bringing you an 💙 OCEAN of Love 💙🐠🦈🐙🐢🐳 Enter to WIN our biggest giveaway ever worth over $3780! This is your chance to win an array of experiences and products inspired by the ocean to revive … Continue reading

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Dive Pirates Plan Free Virtual Event

Pirates Plan Free Virtual Event for 17th Annual Dive Pirates Ball February 20, 2021 8pm – 9pm Golden Ticket Raffle on sale now!  Live Auction * Keynote Speaker* Action-Packed One-Hour Event To reach as many people as possible, the Dive Pirates … Continue reading

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Beneath The Sea 2021 Cancelled

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Why We Use Dive Travel Wholesalers

Why it’s Better To Use A Dive Travel Wholesaler For Your Group Bookings. by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Arranging dive travel for individuals or groups has changed dramatically in the past year.  The covid-19 pandemic decimated the … Continue reading

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Use a Dive Travel Wholesaler to Help Plan Your Group Trip

LINKS Amazing Adventure Travel Dream Weaver Travel Fly & Sea Dive Adventures Kids Sea Camp Roatan Charter, Inc. Scuba Travel Ventures    

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Editorial – January 2021

Promote Your Members – Create a Directory – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Welcome to the New Year.   Although none of us can predict how this year will unfold, I think it’s safe to say that it … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2020

Adding “LifeStyle” To The Mix – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Dive Industry Association has been reorganizing the International Diving Community into Local Diving Communities for the past four years to establish industry norms and create a … Continue reading

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DIA Members To Exhibit at DEMA Show 2020

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the Virtual DEMA Show Online, November 17-20, 2020 .  Make it a point to visit our DIA Members for Great Show Specials. Manufacturers Big Blue Aquatic Gifts by Roland St John … Continue reading

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