It's for travel. It's for staying out. It's a place. It's a place away from other places. It's not just a hotel: It's .HOTEL, the new top-level domain (gTLD) for the hospitality industry.
.hotel will enable members of the hotel industry the ability to register distinguished and memorable domains that will help solve existing challenges in a strong growing online hotel business. Owning a .hotel will gain better search engine rankings and results and save hotels from paying provisions to booking portals. The applicant, Hotel Top-Level Domain GmbH has a vision for .hotel to become a connected name space for the communication and interaction of all participants of global hotel business on the internet. For customers and hotel guests .hotel will mean security, reliability, trust and credibility.
We may send you an email regarding your .hotel free pre-registration to confirm you request. If this email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your free pre-registration will be deleted.
When the a gTLD .hotel is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .hotel, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be: