According to a press release from Accent Media the operator of the .Tickets new gTLD, “around 30,000 premium names, such as ‘vip.tickets’, ‘cheapflight.tickets’ and ‘club.tickets’ have been made available for the first time to innovators and thought leaders, for as little as $1,500.”
The press release went on to claim that the domain names Broadway.tickets’ and tube.tickets “sold to industry leaders for significant six-figure sums”
“As of today, anyone seeking to build or grow a business around valuable, market-gathering domains such as ‘vip.tickets’, ‘club.tickets’ or ‘cheap.tickets’ can immediately take control of the names and use them to seize and unify one or more of the fragmented global ticketing sectors.
“The 30,000 names include 11,000 numerics like 1234.tickets, 4,000 geo names like visitlondon.tickets and 3,000 generics (like concert.tickets or festival.tickets), with the rest evenly distributed between entertainment, transport, travel and sport.”
“We have made premium names available with a relevance to each individual market, such as mumbaibus.tickets, sydneyopera.tickets, americantour.tickets and euro.tickets. Numeric domain names such as 1234.tickets or 8888.tickets will be very popular in China, while the US sports franchises have already been quick to recognise the value of the sporting names.”
A quick of some of these domain names at tickets.domains, Great.Tickets is priced at $6,250 a year, Club.tickets is priced at $16,000 a year as is 8888.tickets and FrontRow.Tickets
Other examples cited in the press release are showing as being registered including concert.tickets, vip.tickets and 1234.tickets.
CentralNic’s investment will give it a 12% equity stake in Accent Media meaning .Tickets has a valuation of $13.5 million which.
.Tickets has around 900 registrations according to ntldstats.com.
A non-premium .Tickets registration is priced at $525 a year at 101domain.com