47 Hotel APIs: Hotelston, Planyo and Travelocity

Matthew Scott, November 25th, 2013

HotelsCombinedOur API directory now includes 47 hotel APIs. The newest is the Outpost.Travel Public API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the HotelsCombined API. We list 18 HotelsCombined mashups.

Have API Will Travel: 5 Great APIs on Getting Places

Greg Bates, March 18th, 2013

Rome2rioLooking through our directory of travel APIs and getting lost? That’s no surprise; we’ve cataloged 168 of them so far. Fortunately, Valentin Dombrovsky, CEO of Travelatus did a great service by focusing on the 5 he says, “are the ones that offer interesting opportunities for your site—no matter who you are, an OTA, an airline or a hotel chain, for example.” Writing for Tnooz, the magazine that talks travel tech, his 5 picks are rome2rio, DealAngel, Evature, Flightstats, and InKnowledge’s Taxi Fare Calculator.

60 New APIs: ConnectYard, DealAngel, and friendSurf

Kevin Sundstrom, February 24th, 2013

This week we had 60 new APIs added to our API directory including a programming article search, a retrieval, and rating service, an international shipping service, a business operating information service, a home buying service, a consultation and engagement service, a social messaging service and a biodiversity event information retrieval service.

API Spotlight: Nobel Prize, Deal Engine, and Smart911Connect APIs

Matthew Scott, February 22nd, 2013

SongMeaningsOf the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which include the SongMeanings API. SongMeanings is a social entertainment platform that allows users to follow their favorite artist and search/ debate the underlying lyrical meaning of songs. The site boasts over 1,800,000 licensed tracks, all of which encourage their users to contribute any lyrics the site does not have. The SongMeanings API makes the database accessible to developers who can retrieve song meanings by song ID numbers. To learn more about the SongMeanings API visit the SongMeanings site as well as the SongMeanings API blog post.

DealAngel Offers Unique Hotel Deal Find Technology to Others via API

Eric Carter, February 20th, 2013

DealAngelDealAngel, hotel find engine, has launched a beta version of the DealAngel API. Traditionally, DealAngel provided a user-facing platform that allowed individuals to use its engine to hunt the best hotel rates. With the API, DealAngel hopes to serve as the underlying knowledge that drives 3rd party sites and apps that provide hotel search services.

Today In APIs: PushBullet API, Stormpath Identity Management API and 12 New APIs

Romin Irani, February 19th, 2013

PushBulletPushBullet makes platform play with API release. Stormpath Identity Management API moves out of beta. Plus: A Mobile API could be the basis for future mobile search results and 12 new APIs.

Today in APIs: DealAngel’s Hotel API, Coca-Cola’s Olympian APIs, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 18th, 2013

DealAngel’s hotel pricing API. Coke’s internal APIs help win the Olympics of beverage. Plus: Returns management system hacking, Javascript library for GoogleAnalytics API, and 9 new APIs.

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