Putting itself on the map as a popular tourist destination, Sri Lanka unveils its culture and tourism attractions with

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-May 19, 2009– The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is witnessing the benefits of using the .travel domain name with Since its launch in 2007, the site has received over 1.6 million page views.  Of those, over 600,000 were unique, first time visitors.

Kicking its promotional efforts into full gear with, the country joins many other popular tourist destinations and organizations in using .travel for its website and emails.

“When we were developing our website initially, we decided to use the .travel domain because it was globally accepted,” said Managing Director, Mr. Dileep Mudadeniya, of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.

In fact, the Sri Lanka Tourism website will be revamped with a new look and feel in line with a new brand strategy launching in June 2009

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Who can register a .travel domain?
A .travel domain name is available to everyone who provides or plan to provide services, products or content in or to the travel industry. New travel startups are welcome, and that includes every new travel content provider.

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Please tell us how you plan to use your .travel domain name. E.g. Restaurant website, blog, hotel booking, travel agency site.