Celebrating Dive Professionals: ADA Appreciation Night 2016

Celebrating Dive Professionals: ADA Appreciation Night 2016
Celebrating Dive Professionals: ADA Appreciation Night 2016

Underwater 360

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Being a dive professional is not always easy. They go through many things that are literally “below the surface” and unseen.

When Asia Dive Academy (ADA) first had the idea that dive professionals should be celebrated and honoured, they started with their partner shops and booked out a small restaurant along Arab Street. There was no formal ceremony or real tokens of appreciation, but ADA realised that a mere certificate and recognition of the passion, blood, sweat and tears dive professionals put in with each and every diver is enough to affirm their sense of purpose.

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Diving In A New Direction

Diving in a new direction - The straits Times

The Straits Times
Monday, September 19, 2016

One had a cushy business development job in the tourism industry, while the other was next in line to be promoted to a trainer position in Rolls-Royce Singapore. But Mr. Ryan Phoa, 27, and Mr. Yazid Sharifuddin, 28, decided to leave their stable jobs to make the plunge into the scuba diving industry-with unpaid internship promotions.

Diving in a new direction - The straits Times

Changing Lives Through Diving: The Asia Dive Academy Story

Changing Lives Through Diving: The Asia Dive Academy Story
Changing Lives Through Diving: The Asia Dive Academy Story

Dive Log Australasia

published date: November 2016 Issue - Page 58
www.divelog.net.au

Singapore is known for many things - from being the most expensive city in the world to chewing gum, to achieving the feat of becoming a first world country in 51 years. Unfortunately, being a great dive destination is not one of them. Over the years, Singaporean divers have found refuge in the world-class dive spots abroad which are found in almost every direction they turn. The story of dive operations in Singapore however, is one which is laden with challenges and obstacles.