Mashups using the same API (2572)
View wineries on a map of Spain, complete with the wine's logo image embedded in the pushpin information.
TVtrip has videos of hotels and their surroundings on a Google Map. It also includes reviews from TripAdvisor and nearby hotels and their rates.
Rental listings are shown on a Google map according to the filter you select. You can switch to Satellite view and zoom in to see the actual places and their surroundings on the map.
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.
Microsoft's latest version of its search API (our Live Search API Profile), which was released last November as a public beta, seems to be gaining quite a bit of momentum. According to a recent post on the Live Search Blog, the API is serving more than 3 billion queries per month, more than 5,000 applications to use the API, and queries from third party sites account for 80% of the API's query volume.
This past Valentine's Day, DuckDuckGo announced via Twitter that their search engine had "received over 1,000,000 direct searches yesterday for the first time ever!" A major accomplishment for a search engine that is essentially unknown. And this search engine has an API.
||The Reise API offers integration with Ruter's journey planner service. GET methods are used for requests. Ruter is a Norway based transportation firm that provides information about several related...||Travel||09.19.2016|
MapQuest Data Manager
||This API allows you to store custom datasets in a spatially-aware database that resides on MapQuest servers. This includes tables that contain points, lines, and polygons that are stored as...||Mapping||09.19.2016|
||BeMyGuest is a booking platform specialized in Asian destinations. The API offers interface options such as locations, supported languages and currencies, product types and categories, and default...||Travel||09.13.2016|
||The AppMonsta API allows developers to get app data for all apps offered by Google Play and the iOS App Store. Data available through this API includes rankings, basic information from the app's...||Applications||09.09.2016|
Microsoft Groove Service
||This API allows you to connect your app or website to the world of Microsoft Groove Music. Get the details of an album, an artist or a track, search for any album, artist or track, get the top and...||Music||09.07.2016|