Hostaway uses high quality servers from around the world to update your channels and lower the syncing time. In general you will see that the reservations are imported and synced to other channels in a couple of minutes with a rare max of 30 minutes for API connected sales channels.
Hostaway connects super fast by API with Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia, Tripadvisor (invite only), HomeAway (invite only), Inclussive and 9Flats.
For channels who offer iCal, we download the reservations every 30 minutes. It is depending on the channel how soon they will download your calendar information. Some channels are updating in a hour others may take up to 6 hours. Most of these channels let you know on there website how soon they update.
Known Ical channels that we offer connections for are HomeAway, VRBO, OwnersDirect and Wimdu.