PADI IDC at IDP and Atmosphere Resorts & Spa in the Philippines

In December 2018, I started to plan for my PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course). After living in Shanghai for 14 years, working in marketing & PR for 8 years and daydreaming of island diving life for 4 years, I knew it was time to change. And doing my IDC was how to start it. I asked a few dive instructor friends from Malaysia and Indonesia, and they all pointed to IDP (Instructor Development Philippines)! Looking back at this journey now, I feel so lucky to have done my IDC with IDP. Here are the reasons and also why I would …

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Mission 2020 is a platform for organisations from the global dive community to come together and pledge to change their practises to help protect and conserve our oceans by World Oceans Day 2020

6 months down, 12 months to go – time flies when you’re reducing plastic waste! At the beginning of the year we decided to officially join the global fight on single-use plastics by signing up to Mission 2020, (an online platform created by Fourth Element, enabling organisations from the global diving community to pledge to do something for the environment by World Oceans Day, 2020). Atmosphere’s pledge: At Atmosphere Resorts & Spa, we have already made great strides in limiting our environmental impact. By World Oceans Day 2020, we pledge to have eliminated front of house single-use plastics and will continue …

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