PADI® (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) is the world’s leading diver training organization with more than 6,400 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts across 186 countries. PADI makes underwater exploration and adventure accessible to the public while maintaining the highest industry standards for diver training, safety, education and customer service. More than 133,000 passionate PADI Professionals remain dedicated to introducing new divers to the thrill of scuba diving and enhancing the skills of experienced divers. Issuing nearly one million consumer diver certifications annually, with 25 million certifications since inception, PADI is a global force for ocean conservation and preservation. With every diver certification issued, PADI creates a growing number of ocean ambassadors to help defend and preserve the marine environment for generations to come.