Travel

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the places and moments that take our breath away.
Mark Twain

Travel

As an Ocean Traveler, you will have a massive impact on the kind of experiences and destinations you visit. Your choices will determine if that impact is good or ill, and can leave a lasting impression on the ocean environment and the local communities that depend on that environment. Sustainable travel choices can become a tool for marine conservation and can benefit local people.

Owners of the dive resorts, that we visit will also benefit from these articles, finding a template for turning their resort into an eco-resort, turning their operation into a sustainable business and profiting from today’s travelers who desire a sustainable travel experience.

Citizen Scientists and Voluntourism

The next time you plan a vacation consider making it more meaningful by becoming a Citizen Scientist. As a citizen scientist there is a voluntourism program for you whether its reef restoration, fish counts, whale sightings, water quality surveys, invasive species monitoring or turtle watches and so much more. Find out more on our Citizens and Science Page.

Summit 2014: Change Comes Through Action

Summit 2014: Change Comes Through Action

Our next four speakers have addressed the theme “Change Comes Through Action” in very different ways, from being an environmental activist and filmmaker in Indonesia to creating dramatic sustainable change in your local community or dive business to being a...

Summit 2014: Redefining the Dive Resort

Summit 2014: Redefining the Dive Resort

We have four experts that tackle our theme of Redefining the Dive Resort and determining if tourists really do care that a resort is sustainable. The answer from four world renown resorts in Indonesia, the Cayman Islands and Belize is a resounding yes! “they do care”....

Summit 2014: Big Ocean, Big Picture

Summit 2014: Big Ocean, Big Picture

We have three great experts speaking on the theme of Big Ocean, Big Picture. One is focused on how we need to change our communication of the Ocean Conservation Message while our other two speakers bring exciting new perspectives to the issue of a Model for...

Selling Dive Travel with Substance – Cheryl Patterson

Selling Dive Travel with Substance – Cheryl Patterson

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the places and moments that take our breath away.” - Mark Twain, Cheryl Patterson’s favorite quote “We started Good Will Diving as a non-profit company that stresses sustainability and giving back. More...

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