One Month Left for Nominations to the DIVE Travel Awards 2019

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After the first month of nominations for the 2019 DIVE Travel Awards, the Top 25 in each category are starting to take shape, with 59 different destinations, 241 individual dive centres or resorts, and 123 liveaboard vessels entered into the running so far

There have been some changes over the last couple of weeks as word of the nominations spreads. With one month left to go, here are the Top 25 in each category as of 31 May, listed in alphabetical order. There are some ties for 25th place in each category as the nominees have an identical number of votes. You can find the 16 May update results here.

Destinations: Australia • Azores • Bahamas • Belize • Bonaire • Cayman Islands • Chuuk Lagoon • Cocos Island / Costa Rica • Curaçao • Dominica • Egypt • Fiji • Galapagos • Indonesia • Malaysia • Maldives • Malta/Gozo • Mexico • Mozambique • Palau • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Solomon Islands • Spain • Thailand • UK 

Liveaboards: Amira • Arenui • Argo • Bella I • Bella II • Bilikiki • Blue Horizon • Blue Melody • Coralia • Damai II • Dewi Nusantara  • Eco Blue • Febrina • Galapagos Sky • Hurricane • Indo Siren • Mermaid I • Mistral • Nai'a • Odyssey Truk • Palau Siren • Pelagian • Rocio Del Mar • Sea Hunter • Solmar V • Valhalla • Valkyrie • Whirlwind

Dive Centres and Resorts: Aldora Divers, Cozumel • Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa, Philippines • Atlantic Scuba, Cornwall, UK • Atmosphere Dauin, Philippines • Bunaken Oasis Dive Resort & Spa, N. Sulawesi • Camel Dive Club, Sharm El Sheikh • Ceningan Divers, Nusa Ceningan (Indonesia) • Dive Into Lembeh, Indonesia • Elite Diving, Sharm El Sheikh • Gangga Island Resort & Spa, N. Sulawesi • Lembeh Resort, Indonesia • Magic Oceans, Bohol, Philippines • Meridian Adventure Dive Resort, Raja Ampat • Papua Explorers, Raja Ampat • Papua Paradise Eco Resort, Raja Ampat • Pro Dive Cairns • Pyramids Diving Center, Sharm El Sheikh • Sam's Tours, Palau • Scapa Scuba, Scotland • Siladen Resort and Spa, N. Sulawesi • Sinai Divers, Sharm El Sheikh • The Dive Bus, Curaçao • The Wave Diving Center, Sharm El Sheikh • Tufi Dive Resort, PNG • Uepi Dive, Solomon Islands • Underworld Tulum, Mexico • Voli Voli Beach Resort, Fiji • Wakatobi Dive Resort, SE Sulawesi • Walindi Plantation Resort, PNG

Some notes on the nominations:

  • Of the nominees listed in each category, only a handful are relatively secure in their places among the Top 25. A few more entries could make a lot of difference!
  • Entering the same name on the same form multiple times means you get one nomination, not the nine that are possible!
  • Nominations that are not confirmed by e-mail will not be registered. If you have not received an e-mail, check your spam folder. If it isn't there, you're welcome to try submitting the form a second time. If there's still a problem and you haven't received an e-mail within 24 hours, drop us a line at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can investigate.


Nominations for the 2019 DIVE Travel Awards are now closed. 

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