FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – March 11, 2009 – Addressing the Annual General meeting in conjunction with the Board of Directors meeting, CEO of .travel Edward A. Cespedes reported significant progress with the .travel Registry and its effects on the global travel industry. Formed to promote .travel and recommend its policies and practices, the TTPC board consists of key industry leaders and meets twice yearly to guide further awareness and usage of .travel amongst the travel industry and travel consumers.

The highlight of the agenda was the presentation of CEO of .travel, Edward A. Cespedes, where he reported on the progress of .travel over the past year. With the shift from PC to mobile computing, search engine results are becoming more and more significant. With the world moving toward web 3.0, a content rich and relevant site is important. .travel simplifies search engine results because its easiness of use, the validity of the purpose of the top level domain name, and there are great names available.

Cespedes announced, “The .travel movement is gaining momentum in South America. We are seeing key industry players such as Colombia and Argentina actively using and promoting their .travel extensions.”

“Our goal at the TTPC is not only to supervise and guide .travel’s policies, but also to look for its expansion and evolution into the definitive domain for all things travel,” commented Birger Backman, Chairman of The Travel Partnership Corporation.  “The next stage of the global travel industry is clearly on the web and with .travel.”

To learn more about the The Travel Partnership Corporation, visit For more information about .travel please visit


About .travel

.travel is the top-level domain created specifically for the travel and tourism industry. Any participant in the travel industry may own a .travel name. Unlike other top level domains such as .com or .org, relevant content must be published on each .travel site within a year of purchase. For more information on .travel, The Source for All Things Travel, please visit

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.