Introducing ScubaLife – a new initiative for the scuba diving lifestyle
Earlier this week, officials from three prominent scuba-related companies announced ScubaLife™. ScubaLife™ is a groundbreaking initiative from NASE Worldwide, Ocean Designs Corp and Scuba Travel Ventures that leverages the power of the Internet and social media to bring new opportunities to students, divers and dive professionals worldwide.
“Scubalife will attract new divers into the lifestyle on an emotional level by appealing to those who want to ‘be a part of something,’” says Allen Garber, VP Marketing. “Our goal is to keep divers active by building a community; diving is a buddy sport, not an isolated experience,” says Garber.
The ScubaLife concept is a web-based business for serious Dive Professionals, Dive Retailers and Dive Instructors who are seeking new and innovative ways to make money doing what they love — without tying up a small fortune in inventory and overhead, or spending hundreds of man hours trying to launch even the most rudimentary of shopping cart websites.
The business model allows traditional retail dive stores to extend their reach beyond the local area and build partnerships with other dive professionals. This model allows dive stores to grow sales, offer training and sell more travel by leveraging instructors in the region, and offers dive professionals opportunities to make money in new profit areas previously unavailable.
Scubalife is a joint effort by three dive industry leaders: NASE Worldwide, a training agency; Ocean Designs Corporation, an equipment manufacturer; and Scuba Travel Ventures, a dive travel provider. By joining efforts, the goal is to reach new markets and offer a turnkey business for Dive Retailers and Instructors.
NASE Worldwide – Founded in 1982, NASE Worldwide is a division of the CDA Training Group and is based out of Jacksonville, Florida. To learn more about professional opportunities and join the new wave of diver education, please call us at (888) 903-6273, or visit www.naseworldwide.org
Ocean Designs Corp – ODC designs and manufactures equipment for recreational, commercial and public safety diving. Focusing on quality, reliability and value enables ODC to build products that meet the needs and goals of its clients.
Scuba Travel Ventures – Scuba Travel Ventures, Inc. (STV), founded in 1994 and located in San Diego, has some of the most skilled and seasoned dive and adventure travel professionals in the industry. With unmatched knowledge of the world’s best dive regions, resorts and live-aboard vessels, you can rest assured that your group will have an unbelievable experience. STV offers invaluable resources to every kind of dive traveler, from newbies and open water dive vets to savvy technical divers and accomplished professional underwater photographers. Scuba Travel Ventures (800) 298-9009 www.scubatravelventures.com
To learn more, please visit www.scubalife.com