Review 3: international standards on recreational diving services
History Recreational scuba diving has developed to be a popular recreational activity, with a variety of different training service providers on offer to the divers. For a diver, it is not an easy task to choose the most suitable and reliable training organisations from the various dive centres. Often they may have to rely on their friends and the Internet. The price, and interesting packages attached to the training, may infl uence their decision making. With increasing concern about quality experience as well as the safety of divers, creating standards for recreational scuba diving seems to be an inevitable development.