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The Travel Partnership Corporation Qualifies New Business Sectors For .travel Internet Domain Name Eligibility

The Travel Partnership Corporation (TTPC), the non-profit body that recommends eligibility policies and practices for the .travel TLD, has approved two new sectors to be added to the list of travel industry entities eligible to hold .travel domain names.

The Travel Partnership Corporation Travel insurance businesses and travel training institutions, two sectors purely dedicated to serve the travel industry only, are now qualified to join the global travel community and register their rightful names within the .travel Internet space.

With the addition of these two new industry sectors, the .travel Internet domain space has extended eligibility to 20 sectors under which travel-related business and organizations can qualify to register a name. The complete list of categories includes:

-Airlines
-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 Provider -Convention & Visitor's Bureaus -Cruise Lines -Ferries -Hotels/Resorts/Casinos -National Tourism Offices -Passenger Rail Lines -Restaurants -Tour Operators -Travel Agents -Travel Media -Travel-Consumer and Market Research Organization -Travel insurance businesses -Travel training institutions

"We are pleased to offer bona fide travel service providers the opportunity to register .travel domain names in the framework of established practices and policies put in place for the good of the industry," says Birger Backman, Chairman of TTPC. "TTPC continues to evaluate additional segments within the industry for domain name qualification in response to the will of the global travel community and demand for the expansion of the .travel Internet space."

About The Travel Partnership Corporation
The Travel Partnership Corporation is a Washington-based non-profit corporation formed to promote the addition to the Internet of the top-level sponsored domain (sTLD) known as .travel. The TTPC recommends policies and practices concerning the eligibility to register names with the .travel Internet domain. For more information, visit www.ttpc.org.



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