Important notes about .TRAVEL domains
1. What does .TRAVEL stand for?
.TRAVEL is an internet extension specifically for the travel and hospitality industry.
2. Who is eligible to register a .TRAVEL name?
Any participant in the travel and tourism industry can own a .TRAVEL domain name. The only requirement is that a website with content relevant to the domain name must be up within one year of registrations.
3. Which branches belong to the travel industry?
- Attractions/Theme Parks
- Bed & Breakfast Houses
- Bus/Taxi/Limousine Operators
- Camp Facility Operators
- Vehicle Rental Companies/Airport Specialty Car Park Companies
- Computer Reservation/Travel Technology Providers
- Convention & Visitor’s Bureaus
- Cruise Lines
- National Tourism Offices
- Passenger Rail Lines
- Tour Operators
- Travel Agents
- Travel Media
- Travel-Consumer and Market Research Organizations
- Travel Insurance
- Travel Training Institutes
- Suppliers of good or services to the eligible industry participants set out in these defined sectors
4. Can I register any name I want?
Yes, once authenticated, you may register any .TRAVEL name that you want as long as that domain name has not been licensed already. Please be advised that you will be required to demonstrate proof of a working website doing travel-related business using your chosen .TRAVEL domain name(s) within one year of registration.
5. How can I register a .TRAVEL domain name?
Besides the regular application it is necessary to state an identification number of the future domain owner. This number has to be quoted in the ownerC contact. This ID enables the registry to check if the applicant is entitled to register .TRAVEL domains. This number is released directly by the registry Tralliance. Customers must register directly at Trilliance and prove their activities in the travelling sector. This can be done under the following link: http://www.authentication.travel/index.jsp?ap=db
For "unregistered" companies the validator "Dun and Bradstreet" conducts the verification. This required the so called "D&B D-U-N-S number". You can apply for this number under the links shown below. The This number can be die unter folgenden Links beantragt werden kann. The transition of this number is free of charge
For USA: http://www.dnb.com/us/
With the DUNS number you can apply for your UIN under the following link: http://www.authentication.travel/register.jsp?type=U
For more information see: http://www.tralliance.travel/
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