Biggest new gTLD sale reported


The sale of the domain name has been reported online. According to Domain Name Wire, the domain name was sold by the registry Donuts. The buyer is Vacarent LLC, a vacation rental company that rivals such services as Airbnb and HomeAway. Vacarent LLC has already launched their new website on The all-cash transaction totaled $500,300, setting a new record for the highest price paid for a new generic top-level domain (gTLD), beating out the sale of for $500,000.

DNJournal website has listed the deal in its traditional year-to-date chart of the highest reported domain sales. comes in fifth on the chart, being the only new gTLD of the top five entries.