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.TRAVEL

.TRAVEL is considered a sponsored Top-Level Domain for operators of the travel and tourism industry.

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Introduced 2005
TLD Type Generic
Category Hospitality/Travel
Registry Tralliance
IDN Capable No
Webpage Register .TRAVEL

Contents


Registry

TLD

.travel

Registry

Tralliance

Dispute Policy

Rules

Registrar

1api GmbH

WHOIS-Server

whois.nic.travel

WHOIS-Update

15 minutes

Min. Characters

3

Max. Characters

63

Character Set
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • IDN: not allowed
Limitations
  • Registrant Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Admin Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Tech Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Billing Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1

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IDN capable

No

Restore capable

Real-Time

Handle Updates

Supported

Registration System

Real-Time

Allowed number of NS

0 to 10

Registry Nameservercheck

No

Host IP-Addresses Type

IPv4 / IPv6

Hosts managed as

Object

Root Nameserver Update

every 15 minutes

SEC DNS Interface

DS data interface

Transferclass

Pull

Transfer Periods

1Y

Transfer Authcode required

Yes

Transfer Real-Time

No

Transfer Pending Period

5 days

Transfer Expire Action

ACK

Transfer ACK by

Registrar

Transfer NACK by

Registrar

Transfer Lock

Yes

Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve)

FOA E-Mail / -

Owner Change by

ICANN-TRADE


Periods

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Registration Periods

1-10 years

Add Grace Period

0 days

Accounting Period

-5 days

Finalization Period

1 day

Failure Period

44 days

Payment Period

-61 days

Deletion Restorable Period

30 days

Deletion Hold Period

0 days

Explicit Renewals

Yes

Renewal Periods

1-9 years


API

Domain Registration

Domains can be registered in Real-Time with the API AddDomain command.

command = AddDomain
domain  = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
admincontact0 = (CONTACT)
techcontact0 = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0 = (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 = (NAMESERVER)
x-travel-uin = <TRAVEL UIN>

OPTIONAL

auth = <TEXT> | <NULL>
transferlock = 0 | 1 | <NULL>
subuser = <TEXT> | <NULL>

Domain Transfer

The transfer has to be initiated by the gaining registrar and can be requested with the API TransferDomain command.
A valid Authorization Code must be provided to initiate a transfer successfully. You may obtain the authorization code from the losing registrar.
Before a transfer gets initiated at the registry, a confirmation is required: An email confirmation (ICANN FOA email) will be sent to the registrant / administrative contact which has to be confirmed. Once confirmed then the transfer is initiated.
As soon as a domain transfer has been initiated it can either be approved ("ACK") by Registrar or denied ("NACK") by Registrar. If the registry receives neither a denial ("NACK") nor an approval ("ACK") the transfer will be ACKed after 5 days.

Please note that HEXONET is acting in compliance with ICANN Transfers Guidelines. The respective policies can be viewed under http://www.icann.org/transfers/ :

As soon as you have submitted a transfer request, the HEXONET system will send an email to the domain registrant/administrative contact, asking for approval. As soon as this email has been confirmed, the transfer is initiated through the official registry and the losing registrar will receive the transfer request. The losing registrar will then send an email to the domain registrant/administrative contact, allowing him/her to cancel or deny the pending transfer. If there is no response received within 5 days, the transfer will automatically be processed.

If the email address in the WHOIS is invalid, then the transfer cannot be processed. If this is the case, then kindly contact your current registrar and ask them to update the WHOIS information accordingly. If you do not know the name of the registrar simply perform a WHOIS search at http://www.hexonet.net/


command = TransferDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

auth = <TEXT> | <NULL>
action = REQUEST | APPROVE | DENY | CANCEL | USERTRANSFER
x-travel-uin = <TRAVEL UIN>

OPTIONAL

order = CREATE | REPLACE | UPDATE
subuser = <TEXT> | <NULL>
period = <PERIOD>
transferlock = 0 | 1 | <NULL>

Delete Domain

Domains can be deleted with the API DeleteDomain command.
There is a Deletion Restorable Period of 30 days.

command = DeleteDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

OPTIONAL

domainalerttriggercode = <TEXT> | <NULL>
repository = <TEXT> | <NULL>

Restore Domain

Restores can be processed in realtime. A restore is possible within 30 days upon deletion. Please use the command RestoreDomain.

command = RestoreDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

OPTIONAL

renewalmode = <NULL> | <TEXT>
subuser = <TEXT>

Ownerchange

All contact information with the exception of registrant Name, Firstname and Organisation can be updated through the ModifyDomain command.
In order to change the owner you have to request a trade with the TradeDomain command. This can be done through our web interface or through our API:

command = TradeDomain
domain = <DOMAIN>
ownercontact0 = <CONTACT>

REQUIRED

X-TRAVEL-UIN = <TRAVEL UIN>

Please note that a change of the registrant has a cost equal to a 1 year renewal.

TLD specific

Registration

In order to register .TRAVEL domains, the registrant has to provide a UIN "Unique Identification Number". The UIN may be obtained by the registrant immediately by providing them with the following link: http://www.travel.travel/obtain-uin/.

X-TRAVEL-UIN = <TRAVEL UIN>

Domain Limitations and Requirements

.TRAVEL domain names are available to everyone who provides or plans 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.

The following list, which is non-exhaustive and provided solely for illustrative purposes, contains sectors that are identified to be within the travel industry and which are eligible for registration:
  • 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 Organizations
  • Travel related Insurance
  • Education
  • Travel Associations and their members
  • Travel search sites and applications, including any such site or application for use with the Internet or as an “app” for any mobile telephone or other communication device
  • Travel technology providers
  • Travel media providers


Addons

RegistrarOC

ICANN Whois Data Reminder Policy (WDRP)

At least annually, a registrar must present to the registrant the current Whois information, and remind the registrant that provision of false Whois information can be grounds for cancellation of his domain name registration. Registrants must review their Whois data, and make any corrections.

ICANN Registrar Data Escrow Program (RDE)

Under the data escrow provision of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), all ICANN-accredited registrars must regularly deposit a backup copy of their gTLD registration data with ICANN through ICANN's arrangement with Iron Mountain or they may elect to use a Third Party Provider of RDE services that has been approved by ICANN.

Restore Process

To restore a domain as a RegistrarOC customer, you simply have to execute the RestoreDomain command. HEXONET directly forwards the restore request to the registry, which performs the restore in real-time. As soon as the restore is complete, the domain will get assigned to your account with the original domain data.

Please do not initiate a restore directly at the registry (e.g. using the registrar webinterface). All restore operations must be performed through our system.






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