Travel Portal Development: How Travel API Works and List of Best Travel API Providers
- Travel solutions
- Aug 05, 2016
What is Travel API Provider?
API stands for Application Programmable Interface and it is basically used for defining how one application can communicate with other. An API also allows users to manipulate an existing product to serve their own interests. APIs are time savers as once database is created then it can be utilized as many times.
Travel portal development setting up a platform and API for the travel companies to sell different services products online. These Primary services include Hotel API, Car rental API, flight API, holiday packages etc., The Portal will be integrated with the payment gateway for the customers to pay through credit cards, debit cards, net banking etc., Finally, through travel portal development the customers will be able to make search on website, book a hotel or flight and pay online which reduce the extra work of travel agents.
Why to Use API or Affiliation or White Label API?
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API Integration is end-to-end process of fetching data from travel API provider and display it to the other website. In Hotel API Integration, developer will connect the API with provider and display the required data into the other website. The website will designed and developed as according to the client’s requirement.
User will visit your website. Then he will search for Hotel with the fields like Source, Destination, Check-in Date, Check-out Date, Rooms, Number of Person, with child or infant. Then user can view the hotel listing page with filters like By Hotels, Ratings, Price, Area, Property Type, Amenities.
Feature Associated of Hotel API:
- Real time availability and rates
- Huge inventory
- User friendly interface
- Integrated Support
- Immediate Confirmation
- Time saving and fast approach
- 24/7 availability
- Automated System
- Independent Marketing of your brand
- Utilize content as per your requirement and local marketing
In affiliation, user will search the hotels and listing of the hotels will be display in your website. But the payment process will done at provider’s end. So it is possible that next time user will directly book from provider’s website.
White Label API:
In white label API, user can search the hotels from your website then the other process like listing and payment will be done in provider’s website. User will be redirected to the provider’s website.
How API works?
Let’s take an example of Expedia API Integration. Expedia provides free Hotel API integration. It has large database of hotels from worldwide. When developer is integrating the API into your website then all the data can be accessible to your website. It will have large and true data of the hotels with hotel name, hotel address, room details, rates and ratings. An API can be freely available or it may be paid. Expedia provides free Hotel API.
Top leading Travel API Providers:
How Tickets are Booked?
When user books the ticket, the request from agency is passed by the GDS to the airline, which will send a message. The seat is booked when the transaction is closed with a confirmation message by the airline. Amadeus supports major LCC(Lower cost carriers) and international airlines. The flow of the GDS system is Vendors(Flight agencies)- Tour operator- Travel agency- Travellers. Amadeus is very useful as technology wise for airline like inventory management, reservation process, departure control.
Hire Us For Your Total Travel Portal Solution:
We are working in Two Manner For Your Travel Portal Website
- We are providing the complete solution from web-portal development of Hotel, Car and Flight Booking with API integration for you so that you can also grow your business and fetch the global market.
- In some cases travel agency is having their own informative website so no need to create a website from the scratch, in that case we are helping them to integrate the API for hotel, Flight and Car into their existing website.
How to proceed:
- For Travel development proposal, first you have to choose the domain for which you want to integrate the API (Hotel, AIR, Car)
- We giving you the API providers who are offering the service you want
- The complete formality for the selected API prover (from your end)
- After completion of the formality we can help you to integrate the API into your website.
- Make your website Live.
- Separate admin access to setup global configurations settings and manage Customers, CMS Pages.
- Advanced Filters & Sorting Options on listing to achieve rich user interface.
- TripAdvisor Hotel Guest Reviews integration.
- Supports all major browsers.
- One-time cost, no on-going monthly charges for development.
- Solutions customized for your specific application.
- 100% SEO friendly for Google, Yahoo and Bing.
- Dynamic Google Sitemap with more than 1,50,000 Hotels URLs.
- Responsive support and maintenance.
- We are also master travel application development, so create Travel Application (If your requirement)