By Rhealyn C. Pojas Reporter

 A Palau-based dive shop placed the country in the international scene as it was hailed as the best dive shop in the Indo-Pacific region for the second time in a row.

Fish ‘n Fins Dive Shop had been awarded the prestigious 2018 Tauchen Award during the Boat Show held in Dusseldorf, Germany on January 25 which was recognized as the biggest water sport exhibition in the world.


The Tauchen Award is considered to be the most glamorous event in the diving industry.

Participants who showcased their outstanding products competed respectively in the 17 categories under the fields of technology, tourism, and diving education.

The most coveted dolphin trophy is like the counterpart of the Oscar Award in the diving industry.

Tauchen is a leading diving magazine in Germany that has been the source of diving related news for 40 years and is well-known and respected by the diving community.   [/restrict]