Mashups using the same API (4)
Hotel and experiences search mashup.
A tour and attractions company that has integrated the Rezgo XML API for bookings. The product display and availability pages use the API to pull live updated product data and availability for...
Viamigo helps travelers, journalists and travel professionals find authentic, local experiences and insider adventures, by connecting them with travel services everywhere. Integrates the Rezgo XML...
Emirates recently became the latest airline to join the IATA's NDC initiative with the launch of its Emirates Online B2B API. The API connects Emirates' host reservation system to partner companies for access to availability, pricing, shopping, ticketing, sale of excess baggage, visas, and more.
It's funny that when I talk to people in the travel industry about mashups and APIs, most of them get glazed looks in their eyes. Throw in terms like location based services or geospatial awareness and I've lost them. What most of them don't realize is that the majority of the travel apps that are starting to come out, both online and for mobile are mashups that are relying on location awareness and geospatial data. Many of them, like Pocketvillage are a consumer interface on top of a variety of APIs all normalized for a single homogenous user experience. That's right, it's essentially a metasearch tool that pulls in content from a variety of sources including Viator, GetYourGuide, TourCMS, Rezgo, AirBnB, and many others. What differentiates a metasearch like Pocketvillage from other metasearch applications however, is the fact that with location based services enabled, Pocketvillage can return content based on your current location. The issue right now however is that not all geo data is equal. Not all APIs provide geolocation information and some return it based on different criteria.
||The Travelbriefing.org Public API is a database-as-a-service platform that provides access to country-specific information about travel regulations and prevailing environmental conditions. Users...||Database-as-a-Service||05.09.2016|
||NameShouts API provides name pronunciation abilities into applications. Using the API, you can get crystal clear pronunciations to a large database of names pronounced by Native Speakers. NameShouts...||Audio||04.25.2016|
||IATACodes is a system that provides International Air Transport Association codes for airports, airlines, cities, and aircrafts. Also, it provides information about countries, routes, and timezones....||Travel||04.15.2016|
||Wizie is a technology provider specialized in travel solutions. It offers a booking engine with different customization options that can be adapted to travel websites. The Wizie API consolidates the...||Travel||04.07.2016|
||SimpleVisa is an on-demand international travel authorization platform that can be integrated to business applications. This system works with countries that offer electronic travel authorizations....||Travel||04.06.2016|