Sport Diver Magazine Visits Belize

--Belize City, Tuesday, June 21st2005 – Travel Editors Ty Sawyer and Jackie D’Antonio of Sport Diver magazine are currently in Belize on assignment.

Ty Sawyer and Jackie D’Antonio will be shooting topside images and will also be covering a story for Outdoor Photographer magazine, a magazine with a circulation of 215,683. Outdoor Photographer is written for professional and amateur photographers who have an acute interest in improving and enhancing outdoor photographic art. Articles inspire readers to seek new equipment, try new techniques, travel to new destinations, and photograph new subjects in pursuit of their favorite sports, travel and nature interests. The first stop on their itinerary takes them north of Belize where they will visit the Orange Walk District and the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. The final stop on their itinerary will take them to Placencia and then west to San Ignacio.

It is noteworthy to mention that Doug Perrine, Columnist of Sport Diver magazine was in Belize in January of this year for a three-week familiarization trip. The major emphasis of Mr. Perrine’s trip was concentrated on the interior of the country, highlighting many of Belize’s inland attractions.

“Visitors to Belize continue to take advantage of Belize’s diverse attractions and flexibility of the destination,” comments Tourism Director, Tracy Panton. Scuba Divers are not only interested in our magnificent reef, but also in the other host of inland attractions that provide equally educational tourism experiences,” Panton went on to say.

Sport Diver magazine is notably the official publication of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and edited for underwater enthusiasts for whom diving is a life-long activity. Features include diving adventure, sea science, exotic travel, advanced instruction, and personality profiles. Regular topics focus on equipment skills, technical diving and caters to an estimated audience of 220,000. The magazine is published 11 times a year and reaches approximately 90 percent of new divers.