Intended use Travel Websites
|TLD type Sponsored top-level domain|
Registry Tralliance Registry Management Company
Sponsor The Travel Partnership Corporation
The domain name .travel is a top-level domain in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
.travel domain names are available to everyone who provides or plan to provide services, products or content in or to the travel industry. It is sponsored by Tralliance Registry Management Company (TRMC). Registrations are processed via accredited registrars.
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.
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 2007, there were twenty-five thousand .travel domains registered, by 2008 there were thirty thousand registrations.
Registration is open to organizations, associations, and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies, or people who provides or plan to provide services, products or content in or to the travel industry.