Published On: Thu, Dec 11th, 2014

CTB certifies 6 Scuba Diving Operators

Reaching a total of 18 certified diving operators

Diveappr(L) (2)WILLEMSTAD – Recently the Curaçao Tourism Board (CTB) has honored 6 Scuba Diving Operators with their certificates after having passed their certification successfully. These diving operators are Atlantis Watersports, Discoverdiving, Dive Nas, Goby Divers, Scubalodge and Animal Encounters.

Last July a total of 12 diving operators received their certification, which makes it a total of 18 certified scuba diving operators in Curaçao.

Main objective of the program is to make sure that establishments in the tourism sector are operating consistently with the level that is expected from Curaçao as a destination. This is to make the experience on the island a memorable one.

CTB has an agreement with Curaçao Innovation & Technology Institute (CITI) for the certification program. This institute is in charge of the inspection of the various establishments.

This program entails that a group of experts will visit the establishments, which have indicated that the want to participate. The institute then inspects if they comply with the requirements such as safety and service. The expectation is that more establishments will be certified.

The 6 scuba diving operators received their certificate from CTB’s interim director, Mr. Hugo Clarinda.

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