This article showcases our top picks for the best Brazil 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 Brazil Hospitality Companies
Hotel Urbano is an online platform that enables travelers to find and reserve accommodation and activities. It promotes tourist destinations, and assists the development of entrepreneurs in Brazil and Latam.
Users have access to travel packages, hotels, spaces for rent, cruises, and more. Hotel Urbano has an audience of travelers on Facebook with over 12 million fans, the largest fan page on the social network among young internet companies all around the world as well in the travel market segment worldwide.
Hotel Urbano was launched by José Eduardo Mendes and Joao Ricardo Mendes in January 2011 and is operated from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.. .
Sonoma is Brazil’s first curated sales site for wine and gastronomy, blending high-caliber content with product selections curated by top industry professionals. Due to high import taxes and high margins by distributors and traditional retailers, wine and gourmet in Brazil are usually very expensive and selection is limited.
Additionally, there are few informational resources for the enthusiastic new wine consumer, who represents the growth in the market. Sourcing directly from a vast network of small importers, vineyards and artisanal producers, Sonoma highlights weekly selections oftentimes available in extremely limited quantities, with prices up to 60% below the market.
Meanwhile, Sonoma’s team of journalists and some of the top wine professionals in Brazil break down complexities and address wine and gastronomy in a refreshing manner that bucks the formality that is a convention in Brazil.. .
Worldpackers is an online, social travel marketplace for people to find unique places where they can exchange their skills for accommodation. It was launched in 2013 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Worldpackers is a community based on collaboration and honest relationships that make travel more accessible to those seeking a profound cultural experience. Through an online platform, we connect travelers – looking to exchange their skills for accommodation – with incredible hosts from all around the world.
Worldpackers was born through the life experiences of two friends, Riq Lima and Eric Faria. Riq, is an economist who left his job as an investment banker to travel the world for 4 years with little money, but a creative mind.
Eric, a certified accountant, initially travelled to the USA to learn English, but ended up staying for nearly four years. His first two years were spent helping out at USA Hostels in San Diego, as a receptionist, a housekeeper and a tourist guide by exchanging his skills for accommodation..
Get In is a tech startup that built a solution to help restaurants manage their waitlist, reservations, digital menu and delivery.
Apartio is a hotel service company that offers accommodation with free TV, WiFi, and air conditioning for travelers and customers. It is always ready to receive accommodation whether it is for leisure, work meetings or whatever commitment.
It is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.. .
Ambev, formally Companhia de Bebidas das Américas (official English translation: “Americas’ Beverage Company”, hence the name “Ambev”, formerly styled as “AmBev”) is a brewing company. Ambev was originally a Brazilian company that opened capital to international investors.
Because of this, nowadays there is controversy if it is still a Brazilian company or a subsidiary of the global brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev.. .
Madero, the leading casual and fast-casual dining restaurant chain in Brazil, was founded in 2005 by Junior Durski, a self-taught chef who opened his first restaurant in 1999. The company operates 140 restaurants under three principal banners: Madero Steakhouse, Madero Container, and Jeronimo.
Madero Steakhouse is the company’s original casual dining format developed in 2005 and is one of the largest casual dining banners in Brazil. Madero Container is a fast-casual format developed in 2014, which offers a burger-focused subset of Madero Steakhouse’s menu.
Jeronimo is the company’s newest fast-casual concept which was launched in 2017 and offers a high-quality, burger-focused menu. Madero’s vertically-integrated business model, which includes a state-of-the-art central kitchen and full logistics capabilities, including an owned fleet of temperature-controlled trucks, enables the company to focus on providing high-quality food at affordable prices across every major region in Brazil.
The company employs approximately 6,000 people across Brazil.. .
Pmweb is a data driven marketing company passionate about CRM. We help brands to create direct and solid relationships with their consumers with our expertise in design, strategy and technology.
Pmweb combines the customer lifecycle with the conversion funnel, seeking the optimization of experience and revenue through the 360° view of consumers. It is controlled by Wunderman, one of the world’s leading digital agencies and a member of the WPP Group.
Pmweb was founded in 1996 by Ayres Potthoff and Tárik Potthoff.. .
GJP Hotels & Resorts
Founded by Guilherme Paulus, GJP Hotels & Resorts consists of 20 hotels and resorts in 12 different Brazilian states.
Grubster is a yield management solution for restaurants. Its main goal is to enable people to go more frequently to restaurants while helping restaurants fill their idle capacity.
Today, Grubster is present in three major Brazilian cities, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasilia, having generated more than R$2M for its partners, and saved more than R$ 1M to its customers. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil..
Dreamlines Brasil Agencia de Viagens Ltda.
Dreamlines Brazil is an expanding startup specialized in selling cruises and on its way to become the #1 cruise portal in South America
Tag aims to transform the guest experience from first contact with a hotel. Tag develops applications to solve problems of guests’ delay in hotel receptions and help hotels to better the relationship with guests.
The company was founded on 2016 and is headquartered in Uberlândia, Brazil.. .
UMA Stays is a hospitality company that offers a handpicked Portfolio of serviced homes for temporary stays in Brazil.
SantéMed is a software company that optimizes all hospital and clinical processes to facilitate patient scheduling.
BBB Rooms offer the best rooms at the best prices in any locality you are looking for. Their properties offer Free Wi-Fi, Comfortable Bed, Clean Room, Air Conditioner or Fan, Private Shower and TV.
On the other hand, BBB Rooms helps independent hotels distribute and manage their digital presence and increasing reservations. “BBB” derives its name from “Bom, Barato e Boa localização”: Bom = Good Barato = Inexpensive Boa localização = Nice location.
Expense Mobi is an online solution that improves all real-time corporate expense reimbursements. Analyzing the expenses that the company has, and improving the spending policy are reasons as important as reducing the time to enter, approve, and repay what was spent.
To help organizations reduce this cost, The company launched Expense Mobi, a mobile expense control and reimbursement tool that allows management of employee expenses, especially while on a business trip. Expense Mobi is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil..
Alimentto was made by people who, like you, spend a lot of food out of the house. With that in mind, we have created the world’s first meal plan to revolutionize the food industry.
We offer several good food options at the best price on the market and with total security! For a monthly fee that fits in your pocket, you can have lunch every weekday at different restaurants selected by our team in your city. So you’ll save money so you can spend more on leisure time at the weekend with your family and friends..
CloudMenu is a platform for restaurants to publish their menus in a beautiful, interactive, geolocated and social way. CloudMenu provides a new way of interacting with menus.
Access the best restaurants nearby and find exactly what you want to eat. Look up prices and pictures of the dishes, share with friends and add comments and notes to every dish of the restaurant.
CloudMenu provides analytical data for restaurants, gathering their customer’s profiles and matching dishes to their nationality, age and gender. CloudMenu translates, for a annually fee paid by the restaurants, the menus to many languages, facilitating the ordering experience for foreigns and tourists..
LOVEDSPACE was created to represent the new era of real estate, providing creative and beautiful spaces for those who believe long-term contracts are old school, and short-term contracts are the present and future. LOVEDSPACE represents the new generation of brands without boundary, where experience dictates strategy, being local or global depends on the next big city event or a new partnership with an international brand.
no boundary, no limit of time, no limits for the dreamers who make it happen.. .
Neo Menu Cardápio Digital
Neo Menu Cardápio Digital replaces the traditional menu of paper in registered restaurants.
Liveli.me offers second home accommodation for people spending their vacation. Through the fractional ownership and timesharing methodology, digital technology, and selection of great destinations, Liveli.meconnects users with the best and most accessible vacation experience for their profile.
the company also offers the convenience of a house social network and vacation club, allowing users to share experiences, discounts on travel-related services, and much more. Liveli.me was founded in 2017 and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil..
Janamesa is a Brazilian food delivery platform that redefines how people order food to their house and to their workplace.
Pra Que Rumo
PRAQUERUMO is a digital platform focused on the dissemination of tourism experiences in the Amazon. It features content on ecotourism and adventurous tourism and provides an environment for interaction and trade between clients and activity organizers.
PRAQUERUMO is operated from Manaus, Brazil.. .
Equipotel organizes and promotes a hospitality and food trade show in Latin America. The company also promotes a series of events, such as conferences that offer lectures and debates with professionals; events for the introduction of new spa products and services; events for the food service sector to showcase new products and host presentations, seminars, and food tastings; and design events for architectural concepts.
In addition, it publishes Hotelnews, a bi-monthly magazine that provides information on the hospitality and food trade sectors via various Websites and e-bulletins.. .
O Entregador is a web portal ensuring the security of any country restaurant that access to internet as a sales channel. Any restaurant can register on the website to begin to be released and receive applications online.
Users of O Entregador have the ability to search restaurants by address, type of cuisine, means of payment, and more .They have access to complete and updated menu of restaurants and can ride their orders and make payments online.. .
SET – Construção Virtual
SET – Construção Virtual is an architecture, building systems, structure project, pre-construction planning, and construction in virtual reality company that develops projects for real estate development and hospitality. The company uses BIM technology to develop projects for civil construction and real estate development.
Through BIM or Building Information Modeling, the company provides accurate virtual construction, architecture, structure, and building systems in a single intelligent model that assures compatibility in projects that make up the work and allow a better analysis and control of the entire process. SET – Construção Virtual was founded on 2014 and is headquartered in Recife, Brazil..
Melhor Menu is an online marketplace for local restaurants that offer food delivery on demand.
Run Club social network with innovative services and facilities with a unique focus on street racing. The platform connects homes of people registered in the cities of street racing events with travelers, who will also attend the same event.
Run Club was founded in 2016 and is based in Curitiba, Brazil.. .
Complete restaurant guide based on consumer reviews and ratings. We provide consumers with up to date information about good places to discover.
We provide restaurant owners with access to quality reviews and our advertising platform to reach customers in Venezuela, Costa Rica and Panama. Guia-GourmetÂ´s visitors will find recipies and restaurants along with comments from other users on their experience..
Todeferias is a website engaged in CRM and advertising related to the hospitality sector.
Guia de Profissional
Guia de Profissional enables its users to find facility maintenance service providers and other professionals online. The site offers an online guide to find plumbers, painters, bricklayers, day laborers, drivers, gardeners, florists, civil engineers, architects, housekeepers, electricians, computer technicians, and others.
It also features do-it-yourself home décor ideas.. .
HairBooking is an online booking platform that enables users to schedule appointments at salons in their areas.
CardapiOn is a guide that allows users to know the menus with descriptions, prices and promotions of bars and restaurants in Palmas.
Hypersaber is a school of hospitality management that offers its clients with custom hospitality programs, offline and online courses, and training services. It trains staff of hotels, hostels, bars, and restaurants on improving customer service.
Hypersaber is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.. .
Vem Brasil is a project that aims to attract people from all over the world and improve tourism in Brazil.
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