Airbnb's CEO, Brian Chesky, hinted that Airbnb may soon open an API for third party integration. Chesky envisions the company shifting from a marketplace to a travel platform upon which third parties can plug into. While no specifics were given, Chesky suggested that lack of an API is a hole.
Sabre has announced a new car shopping API. The goal of the API is to help travelers find the best rental car options. Users gain access to enhanced search features including vehicle images, logos, hours of operation, latitude, longitude, number of bags, and number of seatbelts.