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Advancing travel and event retailing with IATA's NDC and Skyscanner APIs: An interview with IATA NDC Hackathon winner, Evol Johnson

Advancing travel and event retailing with IATA's NDC and Skyscanner APIs: An interview with IATA NDC Hackathon winner, Evol Johnson

Evol Johnson is a systems architect, and one of the hackers that took part in IATA’s recent NDC Hackathon in Dublin. During the 36 hours available to the hackers, Evol was able to develop (as a solo hacker) a Chrome widget, featuring the Skyscanner Hotels API, that could be embedded into event websites to enable attendees to easily book their flights and hotels for the event. 

Secret Escapes bring benefit to customers using Skyscanner API

Secret Escapes bring benefit to customers using Skyscanner API

With a partnership dating back to 2013, Secret Escapes is a well-established Skyscanner Partner, with valuable experience in using our API. We caught up with Secret Escapes’ Head of Partnerships, Lisa Power, to talk about how the Skyscanner Travel API compliments and benefits Secret Escapes.

Skyscanner take on friction in group booking and power innovation at IATA’s NDC Hackathon

Skyscanner take on friction in group booking and power innovation at IATA’s NDC Hackathon

IATA’s NDC standard represents the next generation of flexible and dynamic travel content distribution, and has the potential to take airline retailing to the next level. The recent weekend-long NDC Hackathon in Dublin, which Skyscanner participated in, was testament to this, as entrepreneurs, designers, and engineers developed solutions to the world’s business and leisure travel problems using both NDC and Travel APIs.

Skyscanner and DuckDuckGo Deliver Instant Answers for Developers

Skyscanner and DuckDuckGo Deliver Instant Answers for Developers

If you follow DuckDuckGo on Twitter, you might have seen their tweet last week featuring our newly released Instant Answer. A few months ago we also released a cheat-sheet for our APIs to help developers working with them. In this post Skyscanner Developer Advocate, Sam Heyman, tells us more about DuckDuckGo, our Instant Answers and how you can get involved.