Luke M. Davis on May 16th, 2011

We are proud to announce the release of version 4.0 of the Instant World Booking XML API.  This release includes new Create Rooms, Change Rooms, and Change Rates features. 1. Create Room Types (API Function: createrooms) A new function for creating room types will aid in the synchronization between IWB and integrating systems. Previously, room type creation […]

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Luke M. Davis on April 19th, 2011

We are proud to announce the release of version 3.2 of the Instant World Booking XML API.  This release includes new Get Bookings (Reservations) features and Calendar Allocation features. Previously, the “getbookings” function allowed limited ability to request reservations for specific dates.  Now, since version 3.1 (released April 3, 2011), new selection criteria have been added […]

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Grace L. Suryani on February 15th, 2011

New for 2011, we are proud to announce the release of version 3.0 of Instant World Booking’s XML API Guide.  This is a major release, now featuring full XML support for white-label affiliate programs. Instant World Booking’s affiliate programs are suitable for any website where travel and accommodation content is desired, including the ability to […]

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Luke M. Davis on February 3rd, 2011

Instant World Booking is pleased to announce that OldTownApartments.com now interfaces with IWB.  This means that you can manage your calendar directly on OldTownApartments.com’s system and feed your calendar availability automatically to Instant World Booking OldTownApartments.com offers furnished and unfurnished apartments in downtown and midtown Tallahassee, Florida.  They offer attractive, quiet, comfortable apartments in Tallahassee’s most beautiful […]

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Luke M. Davis on October 3rd, 2010

Version 2.1 of the Instant Word Booking XML API has been released today.  A new feature in this release is the ability to retrieve bookings (reservations) in XML format.  This capability now completes Instant World Booking’s upgrade to a full-featured Calendar and Bookings XML interface.  Capabilities of the interface now include the ability to: Get Calendar Availability/Allocations Set Calendar Availability/Allocations […]

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Grace L. Suryani on June 1st, 2010

Are you tired of managing multiple calendars on multiple systems?  Many hostels, hotels, and B&B’s we speak to are maintaining their calendar on at least half a dozen booking sites.  One even recently sent us a timesheet indicating how many hours they spend managing calendars on each website.  Now, you know that you’re spending a […]

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Luke M. Davis on May 27th, 2010

We are pleased to announce the release of the new Instant Word Booking XML API version 2.0.  The new version now includes complete functionality for both retrieving and setting calendar allocations for lodgings of all types.  Now, channel managers, property managers, booking engines, consolidators, and affiliates of all types may both send their allocations to IWB […]

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Grace L. Suryani on March 1st, 2010

Instant World Booking is pleased to announce that the ASSD Hostel and Hotel Property Management System PMS now interfaces with IWB.  This means that you can manage your calendar directly on ASSD’s PMS and feed your availability automatically to your Instant World Booking hotel listing. ASSD’s core product within their Hotel Software Suite is their […]

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Grace L. Suryani on December 21st, 2009

The following is a list of calendar management systems currently linking to Instant World Booking.  What this means is that these 3rd party systems, whether CMS, Channel Management systems, availability calendars, property management, or front desk software systems, provide an interface to automatically update your calendar on the Instant World Booking network. http://www.IWBFrontDesk.com http://www.bookingexpert.it http://www.oldtownapartments.com http://myallocator.com/ ASSD Hotel Property […]

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Luke M. Davis on November 13th, 2009

Instant World Booking now offers a convenient new way to update availability calendars for hostels, hotels, and bed & breakfasts.  Our XML API/interface for uploading calendar availability is available for: Property Managers Hostel chains and National Associations of lodgings Channel Management systems Other booking engines In fact, anyone who is tired of managing availability manually, […]

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