.travel

.travel

Infobox Top level domain
name=.travel
background=#FCC
introduced=2005
type=Sponsored top-level domain
status=Active
registry=Tralliance Corporation
sponsor=The Travel Partnership Corporation
intendeduse=Travel industry
actualuse=A few travel-related sites are up in this domain as of late 2005
restrictions=Registrants must be approved as being in the applicable community before registering domains
structure=Direct second-level registrations will be allowed; sale of third-level domains within a registered domain is expressly prohibited
document= [http://www.icann.org/tlds/stld-apps-19mar04/travel.htm ICANN New sTLD RFP Application] ; [http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/travel/ ICANN Sponsorship Agreement] ; [http://www.iana.org/reports/travel-report-05aug05.pdf IANA delegation report]
disputepolicy=UDRP, [http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/sponsored/sponsorship-agmt-att12-13oct01.htm Charter Eligibility Dispute Resolution Procedure (CEDRP)]
website= [http://www.travel.travel/ Travel.travel] ; [http://www.ttpc.org/ The Travel Partnership Corporation] |

.travel is a top-level domain approved by ICANN on April 8, 2005, as a sponsored TLD in the second group of new TLD applications evaluated in 2004. It is restricted to the use of travel agents, airlines, bed and breakfast operators, tourism bureaus, and others in the travel industry. It is sponsored by Tralliance Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheGlobe.com.

ICANN's independent evaluators recommended against approval of Tralliance's application to sponsor .travel, but ICANN's Board of Directors approved the delegation of .travel on April 8, 2005. Also on April 8, 2005, travel journalist and consumer advocate Edward Hasbrouck made a request under ICANN's bylaws that the decision to approve .travel be referred to an independent review panel charged with determining whether that decision was made in a manner consistent with ICANN's bylaws on openness and transparency, and that the decision be stayed pending independent review. Those requests remain pending.

The official launch began in October 2005, with a screening process to determine eligibility to register domains in each of three monthly groups for October, November, and December. Normal registrations began in January 2006.

The first organization to launch a website utilizing the domain name is the Egyptian Tourist Authority, with their website "http://www.egypt.travel". The site was launched in March of 2006 and is intended to be a one-stop shop for information on Egypt. [ [http://www.hotelmarketing.com/index.php/content/article/060329_egyptian_tourist_authority_launches_new_website/ Egyptian Tourist Authority launches new website ] ]

Registrations are processed via accredited registrars.

ee also

* Travel 2.0

References

External links

* [http://www.travel.travel/ .travel website]
* [http://hasbrouck.org/icann request for independent review of ICANN's decision to approve .travel]


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