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Booking Scraper

Booking Scraper

voyager/booking-scraper
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Scrape Booking with this hotels scraper and get data about accommodation on Booking.com. You can crawl by keywords or URLs for hotel prices, ratings, addresses, number of reviews, stars. You can also download all that room and hotel data from Booking.com with a few clicks: CSV, JSON, HTML, and Excel

This changelog summarizes all changes of the Booking actors provided by the Voyager organization. The specific actors that are affected are listed for each change.

2024-02-25

Features ('booking-scraper', 'fast-booking-scraper')

  • Added flexible stay duration input option field - flexWindow
  • Added extraction of the picked stay dates

2024-02-20

Features ('booking-scraper')

  • Added extraction of rooms images. You can find them under the new roomImages field.
  • Added extraction of room IDs. See the new [room].id field.
  • Improve hotel rooms beds data extraction into a more detailed and structured format
    • Breaking: updated the field name from [room].bedType to [room].bedType*s*

2024-01-10

Features ('booking-scraper', 'fast-booking-scraper')

  • Significantly improved the performance and speed of scraping.

Fixes

  • Fixed input options like 'language' and 'currency' not being respected for shared MyWishlist URLs.

2023-12-09

Features

  • Added review ratings distributions - reviewScoresDistribution (booking-scraper, fast-booking-scraper)

2023-11-27

Features

  • Added back the 'overcome 1000 results limit' feature, to activate when the maxItems limit is set above 1000 (booking-scraper, fast-booking-scraper)
  • Added full input parsing and validation - might potentially break incorrect inputs (booking-scraper, fast-booking-scraper)

Fixes

  • Fixed last page detection for certain page formats (booking-scraper, fast-booking-scraper)

2023-11-24

Features

  • Added hotel chain/brand extraction under the hotelChain output field (booking-scraper)

2023-10-25

Features

  • Added time of scrape to each extracted place under the timeOfScrapeISO field (booking-scraper, fast-booking-scraper)
    • The format is in the ISO 8601 format, i.e. 2023-10-25T12:00:00.000Z (GMT/UTC+0)

2023-10-21

Features

  • Added hotel facilities extraction under the facilities field (booking-scraper)

2023-10-06

Fixes

  • Fixed parsing of inputted hotel start URLs, which was causing the scraper to fail

2023-08-10

Fixes

  • Fixed hotel stars extraction
  • Fixed place type extraction
  • Fixed "Get more than 1000 results" functionality
  • Fixed hotel extraction when simple: true
  • Fixed timeout on new pages - actor should run faster now
  • Fixed price range input filter

Features

  • Added relative dates for check-in and check-out fields (relative to the run's start date)
    • i.e. "1 day", "2 weeks", "6 months"
    • note: can only be used in JSON input
  • Updated duplicate place detectors from name to place url
    • Places with identical names are now scraped properly
  • Reworked "Get more than 1000 results" with price ranges and location filters
    • Price ranges activate when both checkIn and checkOut dates are specified (can be relative)
    • Location filters are default (they are not as accurate as price ranges though)

Deprecations

  • useFilters field was deprecated, update your input with new field overcomeResultsLimit (Get more than 1000 results)
    • useFilters will still work for now

2023-04-05

  • Handle shared URLs

2023-02-16

  • Fixed issue with stars extraction

2023-01-30

  • Fixed issue with category reviews extraction
  • Add Resorts option to property types

2023-01-27

  • Fixed issue with reviews extraction

2023-01-17

  • Rewrite the scraper to Crawlee
  • Fixed issue extracting renderedCurrency from the website

2023-01-16

  • Fixed issue where validation fails because selected_currency is not present in the url

2023-01-04

  • Fixed issue where 'reviews' are not scraped correctly when simple: true

2022-12-04

  • Fixed missing months in review dates

2022-11-30

  • Fixed missing prices and malformed price format

2022-11-29

  • Fixed filter parameters in the search URL (propertyType and minMaxPrice)

2022-11-25

  • Fixed incorrect currencies in the output - request retries

2022-11-23

  • Added support for Booking-generated shared list of properties

2022-10-27

  • Excluded rating: null results from the output if minScore is set

2022-10-12

  • Removed preview reviews extraction - all reviews are now extracted from separate pages.
  • Decreased timeout error rate by increasing timeout seconds, enabling browser fingerprinting and limiting max concurrency.

2022-06-27

  • Fixed image extraction from listing page (for simple: true scrape parameter)
  • Added the possibility to combine useFilters (circumventing Booking's limit of 1000 results) with scrape filters on property type (hotels, apartments, etc.) or price range

2022-04-03

  • Added user reviews extraction from both detail page and reviews pagination pages
  • Added category reviews extraction from detail page
  • Removed default settings minScore = 8.4
  • Fixed language settings for detail page (language input field was not respected)
  • Fixed stars extraction from detail page
  • Fixed checkInFrom and checkInTo extraction from detail page
  • Handled global state with external package apify-global-store
  • Split code into more source files, created extraction and routes folders

2022-01-10

  • Fixed rejection of current date in checkIn and checkOut fields

2021-12-28

  • Set custom minMaxPrice filter to provide more specific filtering than booking.com API
  • Added rooms scraping support without checkIn and checkOut set (simple output with basic info only)
  • Implemented useFilters to overcome 1000 results limit by setting filters one by one and combining them
  • Refactored handlePageFunction

2021-11-22

  • Fixed broken url search
  • Fixed outdated selectors to scrape more detailed info
  • Fixed minMaxPrice search filter
  • Maximized results count when maxPages is set (included minScore and priceRange into search url)
  • Prevented infinite run when no maxPages restriction is set

2021-08-24

  • Extracted all images

2021-01-22

Features:

  • Added screenshots for errors
  • Added SessionPool

Fixes:

  • Removed broken currency check (the main bug that prevented the scraper to work)
  • Fixed scraper getting into infinite error loop
  • Major code refactor (will help with future fixes and UX)
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Actor metrics
  • 168 monthly users
  • 98.7% runs succeeded
  • 1.8 days response time
  • Created in Aug 2023
  • Modified 5 days ago
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