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MIAMI — AUGUST 31, 2021: Divers Alert Network (DAN) Europe has joined forces with Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) and Halcyon Dive Systems to support the Business of Diving Institute research on the size of the dive industry.
Reliable scuba diving industry market data is hard to find. Some scuba statistics…
COVID-19 had an impact on nearly every industry. One might assume diving-oriented businesses would be in a category of those hit the hardest. However, sometimes a company’s ability to adapt to a new climate brings about surprising results. …
Over the last few years, Scubanomics produced numerous scuba diving industry analyses available to all dive professionals on Medium.com. In doing so, we reviewed a considerable amount of dive industry market data from a wide variety of sources.
We have listed market data sources we consider the most reliable and…
Scubanomics and InDepth magazine are seeking dive instructors* to participate in the first-ever dive industry survey on the “economics” of being a dive instructor.
(*) “Dive instructor” includes scuba diving instructors, instructor trainers, and course directors. Active or non-active.
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Updated on July 13, 2021.
“If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins” ~Benjamin Franklin
The latest version of this list of recommended readings has moved to the Business of Diving Institute, here.
How can we make a good living out of our passion for scuba diving?
This article is published on behalf of its author, Al Rios.
While driving from Virginia to North Carolina’s coast for a chartered dive to explore the famous U-352 submarine, my buddies and I decided to take turns reading (out loud for the benefit of the rest) Wallace J. Nichols’ 2014…
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The dive industry is a fun one, full of passionate scuba divers, divemasters, and dive instructors. All that is needed is adding a bit more business skills to these outstanding diving skills.
The Business of Diving Institute (BODI) is the…
Written by Al Rios for Scubanomics.
The noticeable decline in diver participation, particularly at inland/local dive sites, continues to be a subject of intense discussion within the dive industry. The decade-long downturn in local diver participation has created concern in the minds of many dive industry leaders. …