Omnibees now Connected to Instant World Booking

We are pleased to announce that Omnibees now connects to Instant World Booking.  This means that any hotel listed with Omnibees can manage their calendars just once, and their availability will automatically be updated on Instant World Booking’s (and HostelTraveler’s) network.

Omnibees’ integrated hotel revenue management offer 6 excellent tools in one pack.  This includes Mobile, Booking Engine, Social Media, Channel Management, Yield Management, and CRM.  These services are designed to be compatible with hotels of all sizes.

Where does Omnibees get their name.  Here is how they describe the concept:

We love bees. Not only because if it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t exist, but also because they love their work. They are always working.

Imagine having somebody (or some little things) doing all the not so easy parts of hotel management, especially the online presence…

That’s were Omnibees comes in. That way you can take care of the cool part of hotel management – filling your hotel and giving your guests the best vacation experience they’ve ever had.

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Rez:Online Hotel Network Now Connected to Instant World Booking

We are pleased to announce that Rez:Online Hotel Network now connects to Instant World Booking.  This means that any hotel listed with Rez:Online Hotel Network can manage their calendars just once, and their availability will automatically be updated on Instant World Booking’s (and HostelTraveler’s) network.

Rez:Online Hotel Network is an excellent tool for managing the front desk operations of hotels and other accommodation.  In times when reservations decrease and distribution becomes more and more complex around the world, the hotel industry needs reliable partners with whom they can maximize their effectiveness and bookings at good conditions. Rez:Online Hotel Network offers reservation systems that seek to meet these goals.
For more information, go to:
To list your hotel, hostel, apartment, or bed & breakfast on Instant World Booking, go to:

Add Hotel, Hostel, or Bed and Breakfast

To see other Channel Managers and PMS systems connected to Instant World Booking:

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HostelSystem Now Connects to Instant World Booking

We are pleased to announce that HostelSystem now connects to Instant World Booking.  This means that any hostel listed with HostelSystem can manage their calendars just once, and their availability will automatically be updated on Instant World Booking’s (and HostelTraveler’s) network.

HostelSystem is an excellent tool for managing the front desk operations of youth hostels.  HostelSystem enables you to:
  • Control your hostel from any place
  • Avoid overbookings
  • Save time on updating portals
  • Increase profits by selling more rooms in a flexible way
  • Reach new clients by selling one room with different setup!
For more information, go to:
To list your hotel, hostel, apartment, or bed & breakfast on Instant World Booking, go to:

Add Hotel, Hostel, or Bed and Breakfast

To see other Channel Managers and PMS systems connected to Instant World Booking:

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ProturHotels Now Connects to Instant World Booking

We are pleased to announce that ProturHotels now connects to Instant World Booking.  This means that any hotel listed with ProturHotels can manage their calendars just once, and their availability will automatically be updated on Instant World Booking’s network.

Protur Hotels has been organizing holidays in Majorca since 1985.  At the moment we Protur has more than 11,000 beds situated in some of the most attractive beaches and places on the island – Cala Bona, Cala Millor, Cala Rajada, Canyamel and Sa Coma.
Establishments geared to satisfying the diverse needs of clients but with the stamp that makes their hotels different.
For more information, go to:
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BBliverate Now Connected to Instant World Booking Calendar

BBliverate is now connected with Instant World Booking.  IWB is pleased to announce that you can manage your calendar directly on the BBliverate system.  This means that your calendar availability will automatically feed from BBliverate to Instant World Booking.  This service is free to users of BBliverate software.

BBliverate offers a channel manager & booking engine for to hotels, hostels, apartments and bed & breakfasts.  BBliverate manages your booking partners via 1 central screen.  Use one central inventory managed in BBliverate to update all your online distribution.
– No more logging in to multiple extranets
– No more lost sales because rooms are allocated to the wrong sites
– Maximise your online distribution while saving time and effort

See more Channel Managers connected with Instant World Booking:

http://www.instantworldbooking.com/blog_iw/2012/04/channel-managers-updating-instant-world-bookings-calendar/

See our updated XML API Guide at:

http://www.instantworldbooking.com/xml/InstantWorldBookingXMLAPI.doc


Channel Managers Now Updating Instant World Booking’s Calendar

As an update to our previous list of calendar systems feeding Instant World Booking, located at:

http://www.instantworldbooking.com/blog_iw/2009/12/list-of-calendar-management-systems-linked-to-instant-world-booking/

The following is a current list of Channel Managers and Property Management Systems (PMS, or Front Desk Systems) currently connected to Instant World Booking.  This means that all of these 3rd party systems provide an interface to automatically update your calendar on the Instant World Booking network.

If you are currently working with another3rd party system like those described above, tell them you want to be able to feed your availability directly to Instant World Booking.  Typically, services will respond positively to their clients’ requests of this type.

If you wish to check out one of the services listed above, please do so, and tell them you heard about them from Instant World Booking.  Frequently, services will be happy to offer special introductory pricing if they know their partners are referring new business to them.  So, it can’t hurt to ask.

See our updated XML API Guide at:

http://www.instantworldbooking.com/xml/InstantWorldBookingXMLAPI.doc


YieldPlanet.com Now Integrated with Instant World Booking

YieldPlanet.com now interfaces with Instant World Booking.  IWB is pleased to announce that you can manage your calendar directly on the YieldPlanet.com system.  For no additional cost, your calendar availability may be automatically fed from YieldPlanet.com to Instant World Booking.

YieldPlanet.com offers channel management services for hotels and accommodations, and cooperates with hundreds of travel agencies, updating prices and availability.

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Charts Now Integrated with Instant World Booking

Charts Property Management System and Charts Backpacker now interface with Instant World Booking.  IWB is pleased to announce that you can manage your calendar directly on the Charts PMS systems.  This means that your calendar availability will automatically feed from Charts to Instant World Booking.  This service is free to users of Charts software.

Charts PMS and Charts Backpacker offer property management services for hotels, motels, backpackers and B and Bs around the globe.

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Version 4.2 Update – XML API Guide

We are pleased to announce update v4.2 of our Instant World Booking XML API Guide.  This new release includes some new features for updating allocations and rates.  Specifically:

  1. API Function: setallocation now includes the ability to update rates without altering # units, and vice versa.  This enhancement provides greater flexibility in the calendar management process.  See section 3.3 of the XML API Guide for a description of these new features.
  2. API Function: createrooms now automatically returns the room id assigned to a new room type.  This enhancement allows users to eliminate the extra step of submitting separate XML requests to obtain the room id for a new room type.  See section 3.1.2 for more details.

See our updated XML API Guide at:

http://www.instantworldbooking.com/xml/InstantWorldBookingXMLAPI.doc

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Booking Expert now integrated with Instant World Booking

Instant World Booking is pleased to announce that BookingExpert.it now interfaces with IWB.  This means that you can manage your calendar directly on BookingExpert’s channel manager system and feed your calendar availability automatically to Instant World Booking.

BookingExpert.it offers channel maagement services for accommodation properties.

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