AirBNB is a vacation rental and room rental service that allows users to rent out their houses or rooms to travellers, that can search for accommodations by location to find a place to rent. The AirBNB API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of AirBNB with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available. Airbnb is a community driven hospitality company, offering homes that let travelers find accommodations that are an alternative to traditional Hotels.
Airbnb has announced a number of updates related to its API. For developers of software that allows Airbnb hosts to create and manage their Airbnb listings, there is a new feature that makes it easier to merge existing listings and sync settings, as well as a new dashboard and test sandbox.
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The long awaited Airbnb API is officially here. While Airbnb has publicly announced its official API, the API is not completely open to the public. Those interested must apply from access. Public documentation is not currently available. The focus of the initial API launch is the supply side.