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First Annual Summit

.travel proudly supports the Kairos Society

eTN Staff Writer  Mar 31, 2009

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - .Travel, the travel and tourism industry’s exclusive Internet extension, supports the Kairos Society as a founding sponsor for its First Annual Summit. The Kairos Society is a non-profit organization created by students to foster inspiration, experience, and innovation. The organization encourages students to become more entrepreneurial by bringing together the best undergraduates from across the country, the greatest entrepreneurial firms, and the most passionate mentors.

The First Annual Summit will be held in New York City at the Intrepid Air, Sea, and Space Museum this April 3-4. The event will feature keynote speakers including former President William J. Clinton; William Gates, Sr., chairman of the Gates Foundation; and many other world-renowned speakers and entrepreneurs. Alongside the impressive guest list will be five hundred entrepreneurial students from the best colleges and universities from around the country. As part of the first day’s events, one hundred of these students will be unveiled as the top 100 entrepreneurial projects of 2009.

With a history of supporting young entrepreneurial projects such as and Nantucket Nectars, Michael S. Egan, chairman and owner of .travel commented: “Bringing together great minds from distinct cultures, areas of expertise, and ages is precisely what fosters great ideas, companies, and the next trend. I am proud to participate both as an entrepreneur and sponsor in the first of many of these summits.”

The event will conclude on Saturday evening with the Kairos Gala Dinner where the brightest collegiate minds and world leaders will join to enjoy a blend of featured speakers, awards, and musical entertainment. The highlight of evening will be an awards ceremony where industry leaders will be presented with an achievement award in one of six major categories including: American Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Energy Entrepreneurship, Global Entrepreneurship, Media Entrepreneurship, and Tech Entrepreneurship.

To learn more about .travel and its innovations in travel on the Internet, please visit If you are interested in learning about the Kairos Society and the First Annual Summit, please visit .

About .travel

.Travel is the top-level domain created specifically for the travel and tourism industry. Any participant in the travel industry may own a .travel name. Unlike other top level domains such as .com or .org, relevant content must be published on each .travel site within a year of purchase. For more information on .travel, The Source for All Things Travel, please visit .

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