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Green TAT breaks Guinness World Record

The TAT is requesting that all divers break a Guinness World Record. The TAT encourages tourists and locals to join in Go Green Active, a conservation diving event held November 18-20 at Phuket’s Patong Beach. The TAT hopes to set a Guinness World Record for the greatest number of scuba divers collecting trash. They anticipate one thousand divers to participate. The purpose of the Go Green Active event is to increase environmental consciousness and promote sustainable tourism in Thailand. This event is part of the “Visit Thailand Year 2022-2023: Incredible New Chapters” campaign.

Divers can choose from whale sharks, octopuses, dolphin, and starfish.

• The whale shark option includes one world-record dive, two fun dives, two nights’ hotel, breakfast, plus transportation to and from the airport and activities.

The Dolphin option includes one dive toward the world record and two dives for pleasure.

• The octopus option includes one world-record dive, two fun dives, two nights’ hotel, breakfast, and transportation to and from the airport/activity. Included in the starfish option is one dive. The whale shark, octopus, and dolphin options also include diving equipment, a tank, and a weight belt. Register on Facebook or at

Five dives and certifications from PADI, NAUI, SSI, and conservation for diving are required of participants. All participants will get a T-shirt, medal, and wristband with the Go Green Active logo. Friday, November 18 begins with registration for divers. On November 19, an opening ceremony will commence at 8.30 a.m., followed by the record attempt from 10 a.m. until noon. From 1 to 5 p.m., the organizers have arranged recreational dives and local sightseeing. A thank-you celebration begins at 7 p.m., followed by the announcement of a world record at 8 p.m.

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