Hotels from major chains, independent hotels and online travel agencies have been improving their mobile apps and sites to keep up with mobile travel booking trends on devices such as smartphones in recent years. It is difficult to gauge how much progress they are making but a substantial number of travelers are indeed booking hotels on their smartphones. Booking a hotel is often a more considered decision than booking a flight, for instance. Though many hotels have improved their online booking experience it’s still challenging for disabled travelers, families and others to book a hotel online and ensure they’re getting the type of accommodation they need – let alone doing that on a mobile device. Get the full story at Skift