.travel is a top-level domain in the Domain Name System of the Internet. .travel domain names are available to individuals and / or organizations who provides or plans to provide services, products or content in or to the travel industry. It is sponsored by Donuts Inc., and registrations are processed via accredited registrars.
|TLD type||Sponsored top-level domain|
|Sponsor||The Travel Partnership Corporation|
|Intended use||Travel Websites|
|Structure||Direct second-level registrations will be allowed; sale of third-level domains within a registered domain is expressly prohibited|
|Documents||ICANN New sTLD RFP Application; ICANN Sponsorship Agreement; IANA delegation report|
|Dispute policies||UDRP, Charter Eligibility Dispute Resolution Procedure (CEDRP)|
The domain was approved by ICANN on April 8, 2005 as a sponsored TLD in the second group of new TLD applications evaluated in 2004. TheGlobe.com acquired Tralliance Corporation, the operator of .travel, on May 9, 2005. In 2018, Donuts acquired the .travel TLD.
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. Open registrations began in January 2006. Governments were given priority registration for geographic place names from July 2005 to December 21, 2007.
By 2017, there were approximately eighteen thousand .travel domains registered.
Registration is open to organizations, associations, and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies, or people who provide or plan to provide services, products or content in or to the travel industry.
- ^ "December 21, 2007 Deadline for Domain Name Registration Under Nations Priority Program Tralliance". Eturbonews.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-12-01.