According to a press release this morning the domain name Gibraltar.com is for sale.
Besides being part of one of the most famous phrases of all time, “the Rock Of Gibraltar”, its a territory with a small population of just under 30,000 people but gets according to the PR 10.3 million visitors a year.
Gibraltar is located on the southwestern tip of Europe and is a self-governing UK overseas territory.
“Gibraltar also is a low tax jurisdiction, VAT-free and its economy is robust and vibrant, making it a very attractive tax haven”
“”Geo domains or geographic domains are among the most prized and coveted of all domains in the industry. ”
“The value of generic geographic domain names has increased substantially the last couple of years as the search industry continues to evolve.”
“Geographic domain names are now one of the most valuable class of assets in a rapidly changing internet landscape.”
“With millions of dot com domains registered the world over, geographic domain names are taking center stage as local search and advertising plays a much bigger role in the growth of the world wide web.”