This article showcases our top picks for the best Australia based Hospitality companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Hospitality industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Australia Hospitality Companies
Liven is a rewards-based mobile payment network purpose built for the lifestyle and dining industry from Melbourne, Australia. Users discover merchant partners via the native ‘Liven’ mobile app, make instant payments via the LivenPay gateway, and earn LVN for spending.
That LVN can be saved up, transferred to alternative accounts or wallets, spent at any venue in the Liven partner network for a dynamically fixed value, or donated to charity. For businesses, Liven is an always on discovery and incentive marketing platform for small businesses wrapping advertising, payments, network loyalty, and corporate social responsibility into one..
Drive Yello helps businesses efficiently manage last mile logistics so they can meet the ever-increasing demand for same day delivery. The Yello platform makes it easy for businesses to inform their customers of delivery status, manage their own drivers and riders or book delivery personnel from the marketplace for a shift or single delivery.
The Yello platform is leading the way in providing flexibility and innovation to last mile delivery. Businesses can not only order drivers on demand, but can also use our platform to manage their own couriers or book couriers for a shift, which provides a more flexible way to manage their delivery service.
“ Our technology is giving unprecedented access to data and control of last mile delivery and has proven to help businesses not only improve their delivery service (reducing delivery and management times) but also enable businesses to provide an on demand delivery service. “ Steve Fanale CEO – Founder.
Drive Yello has worked with some of the largest retail brands in Australia including Woolworths & BWS. Retailers are attracted to Drive Yello as they not only get access to innovative technology but a marketplace of couriers across Australia.
We’re home grown, have a unique offering and most importantly, allow brands to maintain their relationship with their customers. “Same Day Last Mile delivery in Aus is about to explode and we believe we are in the prime position to take advantage of the rise in consumer expectation for fast delivery and by doing so, will set us up to take our technology global.
Typsy makes training easy. We specialise in providing online video training from the world’s best hospitality instructors.
For hospitality businesses, staff and schools, we have over 800+ short skills training videos that are perfect for today’s hospitality training needs. We cater to Front of House, Back of House and Management in categories including culinary, beverage, service, marketing, management and business..
ROLLER is the all-in-one solution for the leisure and entertainment venues. We provide a platform that delivers streamlined tools to manage everyday activities in a fresh, easy-to-use package.
Ticketing, integrated POS and live reporting make everyday business transactions work for you.. .
The Burger Collective
The Burger Collective dishes up service, rewards and social commentary that real burger enthusiasts can sink their teeth into using an on-the-go mobile app. Whether you conquer heart-clogging monuments, slam down sliders, savour timeless classics or marvel at revolutionary innovations, your burger experience begins long before that first bite and continues well beyond that inevitable food-coma.
We’ve masterchef’d the whole process and thrown a stack of perks to wash it all down. We support burger chefs nationwide and they serve that support direct to our members.
We extend the limitations of Facebook with a fresh, free app that makes it easier to find specials, discover burger hotspots near and far, and interact with the larger burger-loving community through valued reviews.. .
ihail is a Joint Venture of Australia’s largest taxi companies. It offers passengers access to more taxis than any other app and access to fixed priced fares.
ihail has signed up more than 30,000 taxis in Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.. .
FaceCradle was invented by David Scrimshaw and Roz Ruwhiu owners of Hairy Turtle Pty Ltd. David is a highly awarded product designer, product marketer and entrepreneur, with over 30 patents to his name and the founder of Ozito, a famous power tool brand based in Australia.
Roz has many years experience in Advertising where, as the Head of Production she has made countless television commercials mostly for famous brands and working with some of the most creative talent in her industry.. .
Arno Backes has been passionate about chocolate all his life and with a keen eye for detail; he has devoted himself to creating superb chocolate creations that taste every bit as good as they look. Gânache Chocolate opened in South Yarra in April 2008, after Arno’s long career in Europe and Australia and travels around the world.
2010 saw expansion and the opening of another Gânache Chocolate on Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Similar in style to the original, Gânache Chocolate in the city offers the same wide range of chocolate, patisserie, desserts and gelato, delivered with impeccable service.
In 2011, it was time to extend the South Yarra kitchen space into the property next door, to make room for an ever growing number of chocolatiers and pastry chefs, to produce the growing number of delicious items created by Arno and his team. Gânache Chocolate started with just one Pastry Chef working with Arno, there are now 15 highly trained and devoted team members creating everything from chocolate bars to chocolate bunnies, tea cakes to macaron towers and everything in between..
RoomRanger is a complete hotel management platform that helps hotels boost their revenue by empowering them to deliver unforgettable.
Stores around the world rely on Kounta’s flexible and scalable cloud-based Point of Sale System. Quick to get started, Kounta is easy to use, yet powerful enough to run any store.
Kounta can be securely used in both on and offline modes on smartphones, tablets, laptops and even the traditional POS equipment stores already have, while seamlessly connecting to popular online and mobile add-ons like accounting, loyalty, e-commerce and more.. .
HotelsCombined.com is a hotel search engine head quartered in Sydney Australia. Founded in 2005 by a team of technology and digital business experts, HotelsCombined allows travellers to search for hotels in over 120,000 destinations worldwide.
Visited by over 100 million people every year, the service is available in 24 languages and supports 120 currencies. Travellers are able to instantly search and compare room availability and prices from 100’s of travel websites at once, including Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Agoda (and many more) all in one set of search results.
The service is free, with all prices seen on HotelsCombined inclusive of all associated taxes. Once you decide on the hotel deal, you’re able to click directly through to partner websites to book.
A world leading hotel comparison company, HotelsCombined won TRAVELtech ‘Website of the Year’ in 2010. The company’s strong growth saw it named one of the fastest growing technology companies in Australia and Asia Pacific in 2010 and 2011 by consulting group Deloitte.
HotelsCombined also operates an affiliate program which allows sites to seamlessly integrate the HotelsCombined hotel comparison solution into their site. The program provides an extensive range of integration tools, a generous commission model and a variety of reporting.
For more information visit: http://www.hotelscombined.com/Affiliates.aspx. .
HotelClub is a web-based hospitality platform that allows its users to search for, compare, and book a range of hotels throughout the world.
Zimmermann is an Australian brand that manufactures and sells ready-to-wear, swim and resort and accessories.
Founded in 2010 by Brad Illich, NewBook has grown quickly to become a leading cloud property and relationship management solution, powering businesses all over the world and employing a world-class team across Australia, Fiji and the United Kingdom. NewBook has received numerous accolades recognising their efforts to revolutionise the hospitality and tourism industry and is constantly innovating to provide businesses with all the tools they need to succeed.
NewBook makes it easy for businesses to move online and broaden their sales avenues by allowing them to effectively manage the basics: such as clients and guests, tasks and billing. Their property management solution enables businesses to take online bookings, connect to third party sales channels and undertake other up-selling and revenue generating activities..
Enterprise hospitality has complex and varied requirements across a wide range of use cases. And it is increasingly reliant on mobile commerce.
AirService provides a single unified mobile commerce platform for staff and guests that is modular, scalable and fully customisable.. .
Our mission is to help hospitality own the shift to mobile, streamline operations and build meaningful relationships with every customer.
SocialTable is the NEW social dining experience bringing people together, one meal at a time. It allows you to book and pay for a single seat at a group table, at a local restaurant, as a way to meet new people.
Whether you’re traveling, newly relocated, searching for a low-pressure dating option, or simply looking to make some new friends; SocialTable is your key to connecting with fun, interesting people. By logging onto the website, you’re able to search for a seat based on your availability.
You’ll find seats at a number of local restaurants and preview the various set menu options, as well as the profiles of other diners who have already booked their seat at that particular table. All of our sittings are “family-style”, with a number of courses, and optional matching wines.
You’ll pay for the seat upfront, using either your credit card or with Paypal. Once confirmed, you can send a seat to friends/significant other/wing man so they come along and join the fun too..
OrderMob is a fully customised mobile ordering, payments, digital loyalty & marketing platform for restaurants, cafes and fast-food franchises. OrderMob’s easy-to-use, secure and fast Point-of-Sale Integrated Solution empowers hospitality businesses to drive increase in number of orders, repeat visits, ticket sizes and a streamlined customer experience.
Our flexible solutions work seamlessly for single or multi-location establishments and food franchises.. .
Winner Educational Solution of the Year 2014, and National Education and Training Award Finalist, Futura Group is passionate about learning and getting results. Futura have over 10 years eLearning project experience and supply training resources & technology to a range of clients all over the globe including Galaxy Entertainment Group (Macau), Minor Hotel Group (Thailand), The Australian Defence Forces, and Triumph Higher Education (USA).
We have a track-record of successfully delivering online products, including our own training resources and courses, as well as online systems used by thousands of students in High Schools, TAFEs and RTOs all over Australia. Futura Group is also a pre-approved NSW Government supplier of Learning Services (L01) including learning strategies, needs analysis, learning design and delivery..
Healthe Care Australia
Healthe Care Australia is a subsidiary of Luye Medical, the healthcare service division of Luye Group. As a leading pan-Asian healthcare services group, the Healthe Care management team continues to work with other Luye Executives to explore growth opportunities across South East Asia and China.
The company is the third largest corporate private hospital operator in Australia and one of the country’s largest privately-owned healthcare organizations. Healthe Care employs near 7,000 people and operates a portfolio of 35 hospitals located in major cities and key regional areas across Australia and one in New Zealand.
These include around 2,500 beds and 70 operating theatres. The company also provides a range of outpatient services including workplace rehabilitation and community nursing which offer patients flexibility and continuity of care beyond their hospital stay.
Healthe Care is also one of the largest private providers in the mental health sector, offering near 800 beds across Australia.. .
Sobah Beverages Pty Ltd
Sobah Beverages is an Aboriginal owned and led family business based in Queensland, Australia, dedicated to quality, tasty adult non-alcoholic beverages. Sobah is unique in the Australian marketplace leading with a range of three non-alcoholic craft beers infused with native foods AKA bush tucker.
Launching commercially in December, 2017, business has grown steadily with Sobah now available in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne as well as regional areas in Queensland and New South Wales. Continued R&D is partaken to increase the range of drinks available and branch out from craft beers to other non-alcoholic beverages designed for adults.
Alongside the beverages business, founder Clinton Schultz (who is a registered psychologist) is ‘The Sobah Initiative’ geared towards drugs and alcohol rehabilitation as well as mindfulness with alcohol consumption for the broader community.. .
Live Traffic NSW
Live Traffic NSW provides updates, traveller information, and personalized alerts for NSW roads.
Impos provides point of sale solutions to the hospitality industry to ensure the success of a range of venue types. Impos has been developing point of sale systems since October 2005.
Founder and CEO Sean O’Meara identified the need for a fast, robust and powerful POS system that addressed the needs of the fast growing nightclub scene. In the past decade, Melbourne-based Impos has grown to become the leading POS provider to the Australian hospitality industry..
Simply Maid are Sydney’s trusted residential house cleaners. We specialising in providing premium house cleaning services for you and your family.
Within JUST 60 seconds, you can book a hassle-free and professional clean. Our team of trusted and experienced cleaners are on a mission to make cleaning as enjoyable and simple as possible, and that’s the way it should be.
We offer professional cleaning services all throughout Sydney and its surrounding suburbs. We like to think of ourselves as Sydney’s very own superheros, arriving just at the right time to sort out even the messiest of homes.
Book a clean with us today and receive a house cleaning service like no other. We’re 100% insured and bonded and offer an100% happiness – giving you a safe piece of mind.
Experience the difference and book with us today.. .
Originally a fashion house, Merivale, owned by the Hemmes family, has been established in Australia for 59 years. The Hemmes family are developing and operating pioneers within the hospitality industry, owning a growing portfolio of more than 50 restaurants, bars, pubs, hotels and function spaces in Sydney.
Merivale, owns and operates over 50 Sydney venues including restaurants, bars, hotels, dedicated meetings & events spaces and multiple leading nightclubs. Merivale has developed a mantra ‘life less ordinary’ and this is exemplified in all Merivale’s properties, activities and service culture..
Tapendium is a fresh approach to hotel technology. Their minimalist approach provides solutions that work out of the box, at a fraction of the price of comparable systems.
While cost effective, the Tapendium solution is far from limited. In fact, their menus and content are the best in the business and will deliver results for your hotel.
You can be up and running with Tapendium in rooms in no time. They can install in the largest hotels in a matter of days not months, and your staff and guests will be using and enjoying Tapendium like professionals from day one..
OICS provides specialist remote area camp management, catering and camp rental services to the oil and gas industry across Australia.
HiRUM Software Solutions
HiRUM Software Solutions is the trusted leader in Property Management Software and Trust Accounting Software, providing hotel and accommodation managers with a complete end-to-end software solution. For over 20 years, HiRUM has helped streamline processes and maximise revenue.
HiRUM Software Solutions is based in Australia and currently services over 1,200 hotels and properties around the world. HiRUM’s products are suited to all accommodation types, including holiday letting, permanent rentals, strata properties, real estate rent roll management, hotels and motels.
No matter the size of your property, HiRUM has a solution that will suit your budget.. .
Trippas White Group
Trippas White Group manages a diverse portfolio of restaurant, café and event spaces in iconic locations across Australia.
Dreamlines Australia Pty Ltd
Dreamlines Australia is an expanding startup specialized in selling cruises and on its way to become the #1 cruise portal in Australia
Swish Plastic sells Australia’s largest range of polycarbonate drinkware. Amongst its range are plastic wine glasses, plastic beer glasses, plastic champagne glasses are more.
Polycarbonate drinkware is exceptionally strong, shatterproof and provides a much safer alternative to conventional glasses. It is ideal for bars, clubs and pubs..
PartiStaff connects its users to hospitality staff to get help at private parties, events, festivals, or any event that requires casual staff. Its members are looking for casual jobs and are dedicated to making sure its clients’ events go exactly as they plan.
PartiStaff is based in Bondi, New South Wales.. .
Feros Care is a company that provides aged care, allied health, shared services and disability support.
CAMPER Insurance is Australia’s fastest recreational vehicle(RV) insurance provider since many years. For sight seeing purpose, travellers in Australia generally prefer caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, campervans or 5th wheelers for accommodation purpose.
As it is the best affordable way to visit country’s best far away places. To make your journey comfortable, CAMPER insurance provides various types of insurance cover for your RV.
You can take out RV insurance in advance and enjoy your road trip with peace of mind. CAMPER Insurance covers: • Fire, flood, storm and hail • Theft and attempted theft • Malicious damage and vandalism • Collision and impact • Third party liability for damage to other vehicles and property • Cover for trailers and boats being towed by the vehicle • Re-keying and replacement of locks if keys are stolen • Additional cover of legal liability and medical costs • Towing and storage costs, if needed • Emergency medical treatment RV insurance claims are very easy to make with CAMPER insurance company.
Our staff will guide you through process and you will get your caravans insurance claims faster. If you are worried about rv insurance cost, then you will get it very affordable price..
Clipboard is the Worlds First Professional Networking Platform for the Hospitality Community.
Veilability is a Brisbane-based tech startup that connects brides and venues to make the process of planning a wedding personalized. It is a destination of choice for wedding couples searching for their wedding reception venue.
Veilability enables brides to search and compare hundreds of local reception venues by feature, budget, and availability and discover a handful of venues for their wedding. It was founded in 2013 by [Kristy Ouwerkerk](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/kristy-ouwerkerk)..
GM Hotels owns and operates a portfolio of ten quality suburban hotels in and around Adelaide. Independent Pub Group (IPG), was formed in December 2007.
The group was formed to take part in the consolidation of the national pub industry. IPG first acquisition was the Christies Beach Hotel and was shortly followed by the Munday Group’s South Australian and Queensland properties (7 Venues SA) and the Red Lion (Qld).
In September 2008 the Hotel Assets of the Lasseter’s Group (11 venues) were purchased. Then in September 2009 the three Newcastle venues were sold to the ALH Group and in December 2009 the Whitehorse Tavern (SA) was purchased..
Estia Health provides quality aged care via specialized healthcare teams across Australia.
Satin Software develops comprehensive management products and solutions to meet the deriving needs of the hospitality market.
Number one source of quality hospitality supplies at excellent prices. Our most popular products include restaurant docket books, restaurant diaries, table skirting, register and thermal rolls as well as different types of food industry clothing.
Our food industry clothing products include a wide range of garments. These range from head wear, aprons, chefs hospitality uniforms , pants, shirts and vests.
We also have quality table cloths and skirting. Bencorp specialise in a vast range of docket books.
If you need a docket book then we stock the very best for your hospitality needs. All are available at competitive prices and made for a variety of purposes.
From carbonless docket books, single docket books, and pen carbon docket books to order pads, we can cater for all your needs and preferences.. .
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Synchrony Australia is an integrated company that provides food and support services solution for your workplace. It also provides total outsourced service solutions to government, education, financial services, IT, energy, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, media, and business & industry.
Synchrony Australia’s ‘Sync Solutions’ integrates into your workplace’s unique culture and boosts the organization’s productivity and employee satisfaction. The company provides tailor-made food and support solutions for your organization, including workplace contemporary cafes, security services, event management, office kitchen pantries, food catering services, bio-cleaning or any other non-core business services, concierge, and corporate receptionists.
It is their mission to innovate, learn and perform and ensure that all stakeholders benefit through a productive and collaborative relationship. Synchrony Australia was founded in 2013 and is based in Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia..
8 Hotels Boutique
8Hotels began in 2003 by leasing a 14 room hotel in Sydney’s Darlinghurst and by 2013 had grown into a market leading boutique hotel company with a collection of 21 hotels and over 1200 rooms located throughout Australia and internationally. In recent years 8Hotels initiated a divestment strategy of selling some core hotels and terminating agreements on non-core hotels, strengthening their balance sheet to embark on a new phase of growth through development, ownership, management and hotel services of key assets, utilising their fully integrated operational platform including Interior Design, Finance, HR and Training, Sales, Marketing, Public Relations, Information Technology, Revenue Management, Operations and Food and Beverage Services.
8Hotels’ vision is to maximise value, optimise financial returns and build their expertise as an industry leading hotel company, through the provision of a dynamic range of products and services, the promotion of a passionate service philosophy and through a culture of authenticity and an entrepreneurial spirit. 8Hotels is a personalised hotel company offering hotel management, development, asset management and specialised services to a range of businesses in its portfolio..
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Hartford Technologies Limited is a global specialist in on-line booking of refuse disposal services.
Xtreme is an IT firm that offers innovative, reliable solutions for hospitality and tourism businesses.
SoupedUp is an IT company that develops software and training for the catering and hospitality management sector.
ClubsNSW aims to deliver a range of services and representation that creates anenvironment for long-term sustainability.
Restaurant & Catering Buying Group
R&CA’s strategic focus is to ensure owners and operators within the hospitality industry remain profitable and sustainable. For the wider hospitality community they aim to support continuous improvement of industry standards and professionalism.
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) is the national industry association that leads and represents the interests of restaurants and catering businesses in Australia. In addition to actively pursuing national issues and projects of relevance to its members, R&CA is committed to ensuring that the industry is recognised as one of excellence, professionalism, profitability and sustainability within its broader social and economic contribution.
This includes promoting and advocating the value of the restaurant experience to the public.. .
Action Industrial Catering
Action Industrial Catering is a a provider of catering and managed services (“integrated services”) to the remote mining industry.
Spricky provides Sydney punters the largest collection of coupon free deals in an easy to search database. Spricky offers venues an invaluable marketing and analytics tool.
The platform allows venues to see what’s on in their area, what is working for their competition and offers digital re-targeting to their existing patrons.. .
IconPark is the worlds first online Crowdfunding platform and real estate fund dedicated to bars and restaurants. IconPark.com accepts concepts, in confidence, from inspired, passionate food & beverage professionals that have the determination to see their idea made a reality.
We provide entrepreneurial support, upload concepts to our online crowdfunding platform, market them to the crowd and the crowd chooses the best idea, not us. The concept that receives the most support from the crowd wins the right to an approved, licensed, customisable, fitted out and ready to trade IconPark location for a three month season, fully funded!.
Uncorked and Cultivated
Uncorked and Cultivated is an Australia-based wine consultancy firm that helps with vineyard establishment, making, and education services.
A disruptive and exclusive flexible workplace format of enviable standards which blurs the lines between hospitality, work, culture & design
Intouch Data provides customised data applications for the hotel industry. Their suite of applications gives hoteliers’ unique access to guest data for Business Intelligence, CRM and Sales Production and Analysis.
Established in 2001, They have grown to become a market leader, and the provider of choice for over 700 of the world’s leading hotels.. .
Travel Associates is a boutique travel agency with a total focus on uncompromising customer service.
Red Rock Venues and Events
Red Rock Venues and Events is a local listing of restaurants, bars, and shopping venues.
Poulos Bros Seafoods Suppliers
Wholesale seafood suppliers, as the premier seafood supplier in Australia, Poulos Bros Seafoods offers fresh seafood that includes fish, shellfish and more delivered straight to the location of your choice. Benefitting from the ethos of the group, Poulos Bros Seafoods has successfully established itself as one of the most prominent wholesale seafood suppliers in Australia.
The Poulos Bros Group was founded in 1955 and incorporated in 1968 by brothers Con and Denis Poulos. It is still a family-owned and operated business headquartered in Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales..
Diamond Blue Catering
Diamond Blue Catering was founded by Melbourne chef Todd Graham. Todd has over 18 years experience in numerous high-end Australian and international restaurants and hotels.
Diamond Blue Catering specializes in BBQ and gourmet BBQ style for dinner parties and events. Diamond Blue Catering works with corporate and private clients..
Charter Intelligence solves distribution problems in the air charter industry. It provides the only publicly available database of aircraft for charter in the Asia-Pacific region.
Connecting customers of private aircraft directly with aircraft operators, the air charter search tool enables companies and people who use private aircraft to find aircraft operators and connect directly with them to obtain quotes and book flights. Aircraft operators benefit by being introduced to new customers who they can engage with directly to grow their charter operation.
Charter customers benefit by being able to get multiple quotes from multiple operators on a single charter flight operation, compare aircraft options including safety information, and contract their flight directly with the aircraft operator, ensuring higher standards of service and customer attention.. .
Byron Bay Ballooning
Byron Bay Ballooning is a local family owned and operated business, formed with the intention of offering everyone the magnificent
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