Found On The Mobile Web #237

Found on the Mobile Web is a weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 2337 mobile sites. City and Campus Guides A beautifully designed guide to events, dining, movies, arts and culture in and around Lawrence, Kansas. Published by the Lawrence Journal-World. Source: Modny73 Content: Usability: Local Search BC Hydro Realtime power outage information … Continue reading

The Kiwi Collection – Find Luxury Hotels With Your Phone

This Kiwi Collection has nothing to do with New Zealand. It’s a Vancouver based online guide to guide to luxury hotels around the world. Room rates at listed establishments run from a few hundred to several thousand dollars a night. I’m more of a budget travel myself but some of these places do look very nice indeed. The mobile web version of the Kiwi Collection offers searchable listings which include descriptions, reviews, photos, click to call phone numbers and a … Continue reading

Ten New Mobile Hotel Sites From Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels Group, the worlds largest hotelier, has launched ten mobile sites, one for each of Wyndham’s brands that operate in the U.S. I have my doubts about the multiple site strategy. After a hard day on the road I just want to find the nearest available room at a price I can afford.  I could care less whether it’s a Days Inn, Super 8 or Microtel.  I certainly don’t want to visit ten sites.  Instead I would probably use … Continue reading

Best Western Mobile detects mobile browsers and redirects to a mobile site where you can find and book hotels in the Best Western chain, which operates in the United States, Canada and Australia. Like just about every mobile hotel booking site I’ve every seen, this one has some pretty horrendous usability problems. Things start fairly well with a search form where you enter the city and dates you want to book and then choose the state and country from a drop down. … Continue reading