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October 25th, 2013

PREMIUM DC 2013, "TGI Diving" - Honduras

Keep in touch in the next days we will insert other questions in order to know this amazing DC.

Question 10: What is the strongest argument for your DC to convince me as customer to dive at your DC?

TGI Diving is known for its quality standards and for the great times we can provide you and your family.

Question 9: What else can be done/seen at your place. Are there other sport/culture activities to see/attend and could I come with family and/or kids?

We offer a wide range of activities going from daily snorkeling trips, tours to the archipelago of Cayos Cochinos, tours to Pigeon Key, aquatic tours around the island, dolphin encounters, among others. All of these activities are designed for families.
For more information on this activities email us at roatan@tgidiving.com

Question 8: What is the best time to come to go diving at your place?

It truly depends on your needs. If you’re looking to socialize, meet people, do things, then we highly recommend you to come in our high season which would be the winter in the northern hemisphere countries, then is when the most of people that comes from northern countries come to enjoy our coldest warm waters. Now, if you’re looking for tranquility and warmer waters you could come during northern hemisphere summer and find a beautiful desert island with 30 degrees Celsius in water.

Question 7: What kind of breathing gas is used on your DC and what is available as safety/back-up infrastructure at your DC or nearby?

We do provide Compressed air tanks, and also we have a Nuvair Nitrox Compressor membrane so we can adjust a Nitrox mix regularly at 32%. We also count on oxygen analyzers available for our clients, we highly recommend to analyze the tanks before going on board.

Question 6: How does your staff looks like? Are there instructors that speak different languages? Can they deal also with kids or disabled persons? Can I do some training specialties during my dives?

Our staff is very international. Everyone at the dive shop speaks English, Spanish and there’s also many other languages spoken such as Italian, French, German, and Portuguese. All of our instructors and dive masters are more than capable of dealing with children and disabled persons. Regarding trainings, we offer all of PADI’s specialties. You can learn more about them by directing yourself to this link
http://www.tgidiving.com/eng/henrymorgan-staff.php


Question 5: How does your DC look like and how many equipment sets do you have? Do I need to bring my own equipment or can I rent equipment at the DC?

Our diving operation is a big one. We have a Mares boutique, lockers for our divers, a PADI classroom with A/C, and an office and hang out space. Right in front of our diving center there’s a big pool we use to hang out and do our confined water skills. Then just a few steps out of our facilities there’s also the beautiful West Bay beach were we have our boats stationed. Also, by a five-minute walk, we have an amazing shore dive called Mandy’s Eel Garden.
So you can get a COMPLETE look of our DC check our video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA6ZfxKj_R8

Question 4: What kind of boats, cars or other kind of transportation do you use to get divers to the dive sites?

We count with probably the best boat fleet on West End and West Bay beach, with 3 big, comfortable and safe boats. Such fleet includes Valentina a 35sq ft. boat with a fly bridge and a 350HP Cummings inboard diesel engine, Elobia II, a spacious comfortable 45sq ft. boat with a fly bridge, 2 350HP Inboard Cummings Engine giving this machine a unique impulse in the calm waters of Roatan, and last but not least, Rotilla II, 40sq ft. with cabin and bathroom, makes this boat a relaxed way to enjoy every ride to your next dive site.

Question 3: Which dive sites you go to and how are the dives there?

We explore most of the northwest side of the Roatan Marine Park, over 40 dive sites are available for any of the diver needs, from shallow reefs with depths of around 5mts (15 ft) to dramatic and vertical drop offs that can get down to 2000mts (6000ft), several wreck dives, canyons with particular properties and some cathedral light effect caves.

Question 2: How I can get to your DC and are there special things to organize like Visa or permissions to dive at your place?

You can get to our dive center by plane or ferry. There are direct flights coming from Milan, Miami, San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa and some other cities. You can also arrive to Roatan through the ferry, which leaves from the coastal small town of La Ceiba. Regarding visas, we recommend contacting the Honduran embassy or consulate wherever you reside.
For more information regarding how to get to Roatan click on this link
http://www.sportdiver.com/keywords/sport-diver-honduras/roatan-getting-there

Question 1: Where is your Dive Center located and what is so special about it?

TGI Diving Roatan is located in Honduras, specifically in the island of Roatan. Such island is part of a department constituted of three islands (Utila, Roatan & Guanaja). On this region, we face the second biggest coral reef in the world. At such a premiun site we offer magnificent diving going including wall, wreck, deep, shark and beautiful night dives.

For more Info PIC/LINK: http://www.tgidiving.com/
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