2 11, 2010

Turtle Nest Sponsor

By |November 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|

We have another very kind guest who has sponsored our latest Turtle nest (96 Green Turtle Eggs)  so we would like to thank Mr Christian from Germany for his support and generousity in helping the Conservation of marine life and the turtles.  Mr Christian is a keen swimmer and snorkellor and was also lucky enough [...]

2 11, 2010

Local dancing and singing evening for our guests

By |November 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Our staff displayed their dancing and singing skills last night at Pom Pom Island Resort with live music played by Peter Chung, Romanas and Jinadi. ポンポン島では昨晩、スタッフがレストランでローカルダンスと歌を披露。バンドはドラム・ピーター&ベース・ロマン&ギター・ジュナイディ。 Raimond from the dive centre showed us his singing and dancing skills with some local songs and Mosia leading the dance team with the girls dressed up in some [...]

28 10, 2010

More Baby Turtles!

By |October 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Last night, witnessed by our lovely guests from Canada, Australia, Singapore,  Britain, Holland, Germany and Malay, we had another successful hatching of Hawksbill baby turtles.  We had 142 babies out of 165 eggs, so a good standard for the hatch rate, especially as there had been a little rain which can effect the hatch rates.  [...]

23 10, 2010

Welcome back Mr and Mrs Fuji san!

By |October 23rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mr and Mrs Fuji san have very kindly made a showcase of the underwater photos they have taken at Pom Pom Island Resort.  Probably our most well known and loved guests, they have  visited Pom Pom Island Resort many times before.  They have made a website showing the macro creatures and corals that they have [...]

16 10, 2010

Manta Ray seen on morning dive!

By |October 16th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Wow, our divers had an amazing second dive today at Pandanan Island Reef.  After their surface interval, they started the second dive as usual along the back wall at Pandanan, about half way during the dive, Ron, our Dive Master saw a Manta Ray approaching from the blue, he started rapping his tank to get [...]

15 10, 2010

Honorary Wildlife Warden

By |October 15th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Rayner Ignatius, one of our Dive Masters at Pom Pom Dive Centre has just returned from an intensive course to become qualified as an Honorary Wildlife Warden. This was held by Sabah Parks Wildlife Department and assisted by WWF. On the first day, he attended lectures regarding the Wildlife Conservation Act of  1977, conservation issues [...]

9 10, 2010

First eLearning students at Pom Pom

By |October 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Congratulations to our first e-Learning Open Water Divers from China who have successfully completed their course yesterday!  They opted to complete the theory section on line using the PADI e-Learning system, then come to Pom Pom to take the confined water lessons and open water dives. ポンポンリゾート初のe-ラーニングによるオープンウォーターコースを受講したのは中国からのゲスト。きのう無事に海洋実習も終了し、ダイバーデビュー。おめでとう!この4人組、旅行前に中国の自宅でPDIのe-ラーニングを受講。そしてポンポン島で海洋レッスンを実施。 I asked them how they felt about the [...]

8 10, 2010

Green Turtles hatched 2 nights ago

By |October 8th, 2010|Categories: News|

Recently,  it seems to have been all baby Hawksbill Turtles hatching, so it was nice a couple of nights ago to have a nest of Green Turtles hatch.  They look a little different from the Hawksbill Turtles, the shells are a little bigger and rounder plus they seem to be stronger when running down to [...]

4 10, 2010

Sunset

By |October 4th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

We had a beautiful sunset last night which was enjoyed by our guests at the Sunset Bar yesterday evening. Our guests from New Zealand and Italy were lucky enough to witness this amazing sunset, very dramatic. They spent a pleasurable hour, relaxing with cocktails and  watching the sea and sky changing colours. 昨晩、サンセットバーではとってもキレイなサンセットが見れたのよ。このとっても美しくてドラマチックなサンセットを楽しんだのはニュージーランドとイタリアからのゲスト。夕焼け色に染まり、変わり行く海と空を眺めながらのカクテルタイム。リラックスのひとときを楽しんだわ。

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