Published On: Thu, Aug 20th, 2015

CTB certifies 6 dive operators

DIVE-LWILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently gave recognition to 6 dive operators. The objective of the certification program is to introduce a standard in the diving world and to reach an increase in safety for the divers and tourists, increase in economic benefits and recognition for those working in this business. To receive this certification, the operators must comply with the requirements in various diving aspects, such as training, education, organized diving for certified divers and the lease of diving equipment.

When diving operators make to request to participate in the certification program, a group of experts will visit the dive shop to inspect if they comply with all the criteria to be certified. CTB has an agreement with Curaçao Innovation & Technology Institute (CITI), which is in charge with the inspection of the establishments.

Recently B Diving & Watersports, Dive’n Curaçao, Curaçao Divers, LA Dive Center, Curious2Dive, Dive Center Scuba Do and All in One Watersports received their certification from CTB.

Curaçao’s tourist product now has 6 more diving establishments that are certified, making it a total of 19 dive operators certified by CTB.

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