DUBLIN, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Some of the most valuable snow skiing and water skiing related virtual real-estate is being made available as part of an exclusive agreement between .ski operator StartingDot and premium domain name specialist RightofTheDot, LLC (ROTD).
Names such as Rentals.ski, Hotel.ski, Water.ski, Jet.ski and the powerful one letter domain, i.ski will be offered as part of this agreement, through direct sales and the high profile RightOfTheDot / NamesCon Auction being held in Las Vegas in January 2016.
Premium domains don’t just represent great investments; they are short, catchy and memorable URLs for websites . The popularity of premium .ski domains has already been proven in the market with a number of recent generic name sales.
Together StartingDot and ROTD will promote a curated portfolio of highly valuable .ski domains. This includes .ski domains being part of the hugely anticipated live auction at the largest domain industry conference called NamesCon 2016.
RightOfTheDot has chosen NameJet’s premier aftermarket domain name auction platform for pre-bidding and the extended auction portion. RightOfTheDot will conduct the live auction on January 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time at the NamesCon conference at the New Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, online bidding will be available. Following the live auction, the online auction will be extended on NameJet.com for an additional 10 days. Interested parties can bid now on .ski domains here.
“These are some of the most valuable .ski domain names being released,” said Stephane Van Gelder, StartingDot EVP. “We’re delighted the experts at RightofTheDot have agreed to help us market, sell, auction and place these valuable assets in the right hands.”
“Easily recognizable, highly valued by its community, .ski is the most exciting sports new gTLD to launch on the Internet,” said Monte Cahn President, RightofTheDot. “The worldwide popularity of skiing, traveling to and vacationing at ski resorts, shopping for ski gear, attending ski events and competitions, etc. makes these .ski premium names a great investment for the future. There are more than 115 million skiers globally and ski areas had over 400 million visits during the 2013/14 season. There are approximately 2,000 ski resorts with a total of 5,000 designated ski areas worldwide. Early adopters of .ski domain names include professional skiers, ski resorts, makers and sellers of ski gear, and many others in the travel & ski industry. This is going to be an exciting time.”
StartingDot’s launched the .ski new gTLD in September 2015, to provide a dedicated domain space for those involved with and passionate about snow and ski sports. As the biggest selling first day launch of any sports related new gTLD launched to-date, .ski currently has over 6,500 domains registered globally.
About RightOfTheDot, LLC
RightOfTheDot, LLC is an Internet consulting and advisement firm specializing in new and existing TLD strategies, contention resolution and TLD private auction services, board advisement, premium domain auctions, market positioning, sales and services. The new venture is the brainchild of two successful domain and Internet industry veterans, Monte Cahn and Michael H. Berkens, Esq., who possess a unique combination of vision, leadership and domain expertise. This highly qualified consulting group gives you access to the most experienced domain sales and marketing strategists in the industry. Both principals of RightOfTheDot are members of the prestigious Domain Hall Of Fame. Together, they have participated in more than $350,000,000 in domain sales and assisted in the successful launches of 22 of the existing sTLDs and gTLDs, in addition to several ccTLDs available today.
Media Contact: Robert Rozicki, StartingDot, 3474192764, firstname.lastname@example.org
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