Yes, BookingSync has a developer API for you or your developers to extend BookingSync to your personal needs.
A Portal is a website that offers to list your vacation rental for travelers to find. Some of the most known are: HomeAway, FlipKey (a TripAdvisor company), Airbnb, VRBO.
A portal's listing refer to your vacation rental advert on a portal. This is a page dedicated to your property on the advertiser's website.
BookingSync works with a large number of portals, and is willing to collaborate with others in order to leave you with the freedom to choose your best marketing partners.
Here is the complete list of supported portals: http://manual.bookingsync.com/en/which-channels-can-i-be-connected-to
BookingSync doesn't offer a centralized mailbox because oday the channels don't offer a reliable solution to synchronized the messages (API). The only solutions we could set up would be based on "hacks" that breaks each time the channel change something on its side. We'd rather offer no solution than a precarious solution.
By the way, we are in contact with our partner channels on this topic.
Yes, BookingSync is certified Level 3 PCI DSS compliant.
We are very serious about securely hosting our online booking software and have invested significant time and money to certify our solution PCI compliant. From assessments validating compliance to continuous risk management, we work really hard to ensure our booking management software and web hosting is secure.
With automatic daily backup, BookingSync protects your business and gives you peace of mind.
BookingSync’s three-pronged approach to security helps protect you. We adhere to industry standards to manage our network, secure our Web and client applications, and set policies across our entire organization, ensuring the highest level of security