Malta awarded third best diving destination in Sport Diver Award 2016
Sport Diver Magazine readers voted on their most prized diving destinations around the world and the Maltese Islands claimed ‘3rd best diving destination’ at this year’s Sport Diver Awards. This prestigious accolade places the Maltese Islands as the most popular diving destination in the Mediterranean as voted for by thousands of Sport Diver Readers.
The highly anticipated event took place recently at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. The Sport Diver Awards recognise the very best in the industry, from leading diving destinations to individual instructors to pioneering companies
The award for best diving destination had a strong list of contenders battling it out for the top 3 places, Maldives came out on top followed by Egypt who came in at a close second.
Other achievements on the night included Alan Whitehead from Divewise Malta, who was crowned ‘Best PADI Instructor’ while Maltaqua was voted runner up for the ‘Best Dive Cen- tre’ award.
From left to right: Kyle Attard, Intern - Malta Tourism Office | Mark Evans, Editor - Sport Diver Magazine | Nicolas Sancho, Manager MICE UK & Ireland - Malta Tourism Office. Photographer: Jason Brown @ BARDO Creative and Sport Diver Magazine