Hotels.com today announced that their hotel rooms and rates are now available on Sprint Vision phones. According to Hotels.com, his is the first time consumers can access and book online travel site offerings via their mobile phones, developed with Sprint.

Sprint Vision customers can access the hotels.com travel site on their phones by simply choosing "web", then selecting "find it/travel." This real time access allows them to view more than 70,000 hotels, vacation rentals and bed & breakfasts. To book, customers click on the "book it" icon and are routed through the booking process to complete the transaction.

"With this new offering, hotels.com customers can find hotel deals and book rooms on their Sprint mobile phones with many of the features consumers have on the website," said Scott Booker, vice president of Customer Marketing for hotels.com. "This includes sorting options, viewing pictures of properties and instant access to their itineraries without the need to print and carry the itinerary with them. The offering enables hotels.com to enhance our expert position by empowering customers with a free, powerful tool that is unique in the market."

This unique new offering broadens customer access to hotels.com services through OpenMotion LLC's mobile distribution platform. "The OpenMotion mobile platform integrates and delivers the hotels.com brand seamlessly to mobile phones, and facilitates mcommerce by giving hotels.com customers a secured way to reserve and pay for hotel rooms when they are on the go," said Rob Deubell, president of OpenMotion LLC.