Luke M. Davis on December 8th, 2011

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 […]

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Luke M. Davis on May 24th, 2011

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: 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.  […]

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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 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 July 17th, 2010

Many hotels or hostels don’t want to manage yet another availability calendar.  But, why is the instant booking calendar really better than the online request method?  Instant World Booking has discussed this at some length, but for many hotels, the choice continues to be request-only.  There are clear advantages to the instant booking method that far outweigh […]

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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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