Grace L. Suryani on April 6th, 2012

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. […]

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Luke M. Davis on May 17th, 2011

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. See more PMS systems that integrate with Instant World Booking Link to […]

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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 22nd, 2010

Of all the marketing services you can subscribe to, IWB offer more free stuff than anyone else: Only Instant World Booking gives you up to 15 or more unique search engine-optimized pages just for your property, each page translated to a different language.  You probably don’t even have this on your own website, let alone […]

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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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