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New York, NY, United States, 2012/01/25 - MyTravelToolbox.com (MTT) released the public availability of its application programming interface (API). Travel website owners now have the option to use a hosted version of the MyTravelToolbox.com platform or use the API.
The MyTravelToolbox.com Travel API provides a powerful, convenient, and simple XML interface for those needing the ultimate in flexibility and customizability. Its advantages include ease of integration and development, and it is an excellent choice of technology for use with mobile applications and Web 2.0 projects.
The MTT Travel API allows companies to build services and features on top of the MTT platform using MTT data. The API is particularly well suited for those companies that want maximum control over the appearance and functionality of the data, or for those who need to integrate portions of the MTT data with other applications.
"The MTT Travel API allows our customers to completely remove any trace of MTT to their customers and focus completely on their brand. Having access to the raw data opens the door to further innovation, and that's when things really get exciting!" said Michael J. Rockett, Vice President of Business Development. "Travel websites love the MTT plugin. It's fast and easy to add to any existing website and the free and low-cost options are perfect depending on the size of the website. Now we've taken it a step further."
Users of the Travel API will have access to every tool and feature from the MyTravelToolbox.com suite including currency conversion, real-time airport delays, real-time flight status, world time clock, flight distance calculator for determining air miles between airports, online flight check-in, printable packing list, international dialing codes and instructions, airport codes, current list of checked baggage fees by carrier, international travel document requirements, real-time weather and forecast information for any city on Earth, driving directions, international electricity standards, and visual tours (photos, videos, virtual tours, and HD virtual tours) of destinations, ships, attractions, and resorts from around the globe.
"Nobody matches our breadth of data and we're constantly adding new features," added Rockett.
MyTravelToolbox.com (MTT) is a unique online website platform allowing travel website owners to plug MTT content and tools into their respective websites. MTT provides useful, valuable content to help website owners build up the "stickiness" of their online offerings while keeping the website owners' brand at the forefront. MTT offers both free and low cost integration options.