28 Aug '14, 6pm

Hitting The Auction Block & “Experts” Predict It To Sell For More Than $30 Million

I wouldn’t be surprised to see Holiday.com sell for a 7-figure USD amount. Less than mid 6 figures would be a disaster. It’s roughly comparable in meaning / potential to Tour.com, Tours.com, Vacation.com, Vacations.com, and Travel.com. And it’s better than some domains that have sold for 7 figures. We’ve seen 2-word domains containing holiday-related terms reach 6-figure amounts. For instance: ChinaTours.com $210k CaribbeanVacations.com $130k Also, Travel.info sold for $110k. The value isn’t based on the word’s meaning to Americans (e.g. Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving). But Americans have some of the right associations for the brand name to work as a travel business in the U.S.A. as well. After all, even Madonna had a hit called “Holiday” back in the 80s. I agree 100% that $30 million is more than a tad optimistic. Then again, sellers ought to aim high. And it wouldn’...

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