7.10.09 .travel Blog – 10 Reasons to Register Your .travel Name

10 Reasons to Register Your .travel Name

Often times, the best way to convince an audience to buy a product or service is to have an endorsement. So, here is a list of various travel industry organizations that range from destinations to tour operators to responsible tourism initiatives.

If they are on board, what is your travel business waiting for?

10) Cancun CVB: is the official travel information website for Cancun, containing all the best information on Cancun hotels, restaurants and nightlife, and where to go for water sports, eco-parks and Mayan archaeological sites. The site is everything you need to plan your fun-filled Caribbean vacation of a lifetime.

9)  Utah:

The website responsible for the promotion of all things travel for the State of Utah and its home for the “Life Elevated” campaign. Maybe you have seen their commercials?  Click here to view one of’s comical clips.

8)  Poland:

Poland’s official travel website promotes its natural beauty and history, inspiring visitors to enjoy over 887 towns like it largest city, Warsaw, and its smaller villages with sentimental charm. Check out’s impressive stand at ITB 2009.

7)  World Hotel Link: is a travel portal that provides a connection between travelers and local hotels and tour operators. prides itself as a site for people who really care about local destinations; people, cultures and environment. With a franchise model, has local partners in each destination who do all the things best done locally, including working directly with the local accommodation providers and assisting travelers in person on site.

6)  SOS: is an online portal where users can access the latest critical information and communication tools in anticipation of, or in response to, natural and man-made crises with potential impacts on tourism.

5)  Climate Solutions:

The aim of this UNWTO website is to be the central gateway for information on solutions available to help the tourism sector respond to climate change. Registration is free.  Join Climate Solutions in the global effort towards achieving Climate Neutral Tourism.

4)  TIAC:

TIAC, Tourism Industry Association of Canada, is voice of the Canadian Travel and Tourism business.  It has been on board with .travel since 2006 and a great supporter with its own .travel site as well as influencing thousands of other Canadian travel entities on board, including

3)  Promedia: is a business-to-business publishing company serving the travel and meetings industries. Promedia fosters an active community of buyers by providing the most timely and relevant news, trends, key industry insights and pragmatic advice.

2)  Discover: offers only Luxury Custom-made Trips from Pre-Selected Destinations, Accommodations, Packages and Tours to Travelers and MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conventions and Events) clients seeking Differentiated Travel Experiences.

1)      Go Global: is a leading travel wholesaler, dedicated to travel trade partners only, selling to over 15000 retail travel agents and tour operators.

Take the opportunity to make the wise business investment as those above did by adopting .travel.

To see if your .travel name is available, simply visit the homepage and scroll to whois box on the bottom of the page.  Enter in your .travel name and VOILA….

Get on board with the .travel movement.

Names such as:,,,,, and are available!

Remember that no other domain name says what you do better that .travel.

You are in the travel business, get today.

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.

Please enter your name without diacritical marks (accents, umlauts etc), using the unmarked character.

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