This update includes news about .招聘, .Place, .GAL, .MOE, .LONDON, .TRAVEL, .BOATS,.YACHTS, .HOMES, .MOTORCYCLES, and .AUTOS.
Launch of .招聘(recruitment / xn–otu796d)
Registry operator Dot Trademark TLD Holding Company Limited announced the launch of its latest new gTLD, .招聘(Chinese for recruitment). The launch will start with a Sunrise Phase from May 21, 2018 toJune 20, 2018. This is a restricted TLD and registrations of domain names will be open to any individual or organization with interests towards employment, recruitment, or human resources-related industries. Further announcements with dates will follow.
.PLACE changes to registrant eligibility
Registry operator Donuts Inc. announced it is implementing eligibility requirements for all new .PLACE registrations. These eligibility requirements will include a geospatial validation component, on which more information will follow. Note that these changes will not affect .PLACE domains registered before May 18, 2018, which will renew at current prices, and will not be subject to the new eligibility requirements.
.GAL pricing promotion
To celebrate Galician Literacy Day and the Day of Internet and Telecommunications, the registry for .GAL is offering new registrations at a special price from May 15, 2018 to May 31, 2018.
.MOE release of previously blocked names
Interlink Co., Ltd, the registry responsible for .MOE, is releasing more than 36,000 domain names which were previously blocked by the domain name collision assessment. The domains will be released on May 22, 2018.
.LONDON pricing promotion
Registry operator Dot London Domains Limited announced that it has extended its pricing promotion for reduced prices on new .LONDON domain registrations from April 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018.
.TRAVEL changes to registrant eligibility
Registry operator Donuts Inc. acquired the TLD .TRAVEL and is making changes to the eligibility requirements. Rather than requiring registrants to provide details of their proposed use of a domain name in order to obtain a member number, they will now be able to self-authorize their connection with the travel industry. This change will come into effect on May 15, 2018.
.BOATS pricing promotion
Dominion Registries are offering registrations of the new gTLD .BOATS at a special price through May 16, 2018. Registration of .BOATS domains is now unrestricted and there is no longer a requirement to show a connection with the boating industry.
.YACHTS, .HOMES, .MOTORCYCLES, and .AUTOS changes to registrant eligibility
Dominion Registries has removed the eligibility requirements for registration of the new gTLDs .YACHTS, .HOMES, .MOTORCYCLES, and .AUTOS.
If you have any questions on any of the information above, would like more information on a particular domain name launch, or would like to place an order, contact the Corsearch Domain team at CorsearchDomains@corsearch.com.