Announcements, Articles, New gTLDs, Registries

TLD Tuesdays (Vol. 4): .TRAVEL

We’re back with yet another edition of TLD Tuesdays, and our TLD in focus today is .TRAVEL.

The travel industry has flourished by leaps and bounds over the past few years. What used to be a luxury before, has now become a way of life. People are giving up on full-time jobs to take up traveling as a full-time activity. “Wanderlust” is the new drug of choice and all of this has brought about exponential growth in the travel industry.

Luckily for the world, we have a TLD that perfectly defines the travel & tourism industry as well as those who are associated with the world of travel. Let’s dive right into the significance and the relevance of this TLD without any further ado, shall we?

Articles, New gTLDs, Registries

Why Sell New gTLDs? Let These Brands Assure You

Today, brands are hustling their way around the global market to attract eyeballs and grab attention. The internet offers a plethora of opportunities for brands to reach a wider target audience.

Did you know that Google recently purchased the domain name business.site? The domain is being used by Google’s My Business program globally. On performing a search on Google with site:business.site, it shows 385 K+ results of websites that are already live on business.site. But Google’s not alone. Here are some leading brands that are using new domain extensions.

Announcements, Registries

.PW – the Professional Web, Now on OrderBox

.PW – the Professional Web, is the newest TLD that has been integrated into OrderBox.

Millions of individuals and businesses are turning to the internet to establish a professional online presence. .PW is focused on providing this audience with first-choice names in an open, quality namespace, building the ‘Professional Web’.

The TLD is currently in the Sunrise phase which will last upto the 8th of Feb, 2013. One of the unique things about their Sunrise is the fact that a brand can apply for variations in its Trademark while paying just a single application fee.

Details on Sunrise and the TLD launch schedule can be found on the Registry’s website.

Registrars: Please contact your respective Account managers to get access to white-labeled marketing collaterals

Announcements, ICANN Announcements, Industry News, Press Releases, Registries

.SX – The Hottest New Domain of 2012 is Live on OrderBox!

.SX, the official ccTLD for St. Maarten, is now available on OrderBox.

Branded as the ‘Hottest new TLD of 2012’, the .SX domain is associated with adult content and falls in the same bucket as .XXX. The .SX Registry is managed by SX Registry SA and they’ve partnered with OpenRegistry to provide the back-end Registry services.

Anyone can register a .SX domain name without any restriction or requirement for local presence on the Island.

Registrars: Please contact your Account managers for introductory pricing and white-labeled marketing collaterals.