This article showcases our top picks for the best Colorado 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 Colorado Hospitality Companies
Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social Food & Drink is a restaurant, bar, bowling and entertainment concept.The concept utilizes bowling and other amenities to
Hotel Engine is a high-growth travel tech company that focuses on one goal — to make lodging management easier for businesses.
Collective Retreats provides our guests with accommodations and dining experiences in luxury tents, and asset light retreats. We offers accommodations in Vail, Montana, Hudson Valley, Sonoma, and Hill Country TX.
Collective Retreats was founded by Peter Mack in February 2015. It is based in Denver, Colorado..
Chipotle Mexican Grill
When Chipotle (pronounced chi-POAT-lay) opened its first store in 1993, the idea was simple: demonstrate that food served fast didn’t have to be a “fast-food” experience. We use high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking methods and distinctive interior design–features that are more frequently found in the world of fine dining.
When we opened, there wasn’t an industry category to describe what we were doing. Some 20 years and more than 1,600 restaurants later, we compete in a category of dining now called “fast-casual,” the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry, where customers expect food quality that’s more in line with full-service restaurants, coupled with the speed and convenience of fast food..
InvitedHome set out to transform the vacation rental experience by combining the high standards and service of fine hotels with beautiful private homes in amazing destinations. And that’s just what we’ve done.
With more than 50 location-based employees, centralized guests services, and effortless online reservations, we manage 100+ handpicked homes in 6 must-visit resort mountain destinations. Discover why more than 50,000 people create lasting memories with InvitedHome every year.
Visit InvitedHome.comfor more.. .
AcuStream is a healthcare IT company offering web-based solutions that enable users to get patient charge data for revenue recapturing.
Tripcents is changing the way you save and book travel. Stop saying next year and start saving today for the trips you’ve always wanted to go on.
Predictive flight and hotel booking recommendations combined with integrated travel savings make trip budgeting and saving those dollar bills easy.. .
UCHealth is a locally owned, private, not-for profit organization with a strong vision: to provide world-class health care. UCHealth, based in northern Colorado since 1925, provides evidence-based health care and wellness services and products in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming.
PVHS’ service area covers more than 50,000 square miles. UCHealthis a regional medical hub that includes Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Mountain Crest Behavioral Health Center, Poudre Valley Medical Group, and dozens of associated clinics and outpatient services.
The organization’s mission is to be an integrated, independent, non-profit organization providing innovative, comprehensive care of the highest quality while exceeding expectations of the communities we serve.. .
MedKeeper is a leading provider of web and handheld-based software applications for pharmacy safety, communications, and compliance.
Club Holdings is a pioneer in the private luxury hospitality industry. It provides its customers with both corporate and consumer exceptional, consistent, and memorable experiences.
Club Holdings is offering both villa rentals and concierge services. Founded in 2004, Club Holdings is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado..
Ozuké is a provider of fermented food products used to offer raw, cultured vegetables and beverages.
Bourbon Brothers Entertainment
Bourbon Brothers Entertainment is a food and beverage, hospitality, and entertainment company.
Globa.li is an online global distribution system offering travel companies cloud-based solutions for sales, contracting, and more.
Pennyworth is a real estate technology company creating the future of easy living. They offer home hospitality services and experiential living amenities for multi-family apartment communities and urban homes.
Their mission is to save you time, and enrich your life.. .
Four Winds Interactive
After 10 years, 6,000+ clients and over 500,000 screens deployed, FWI’s software platform is driving visual communications to millions of people everyday in airports, banks, corporate campuses, professional sports stadiums, hospitals, hotels, casinos, universities, manufacturing facilities and retail stores. FWI’s software drives numerous 1,000+ location networks for large enterprise customers.
Facts: – Explosive growth over 10 years since FWI’s inception in 2005. – Offices in Denver, UK, Dubai and Mexico with continued domestic and international expansion planned.
– 6,000+ clients worldwide – 500,000+ screens powered by FWI software Company awards and recognition: – 2015 Gartner Cool Vendor in Enterprise Content Management – 2014 ColoradoBiz Top Company, Software category – FWI President and CEO David Levin recognized by ColoradoBiz with a 2014 Gen XYZ award as one of 25 most influential young professionals – Ranked as No. 41 by Forbes Magazine on the 2012 list of America’s Most Promising Companies – FWI President and CEO David Levin recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Most Promising CEOs Under 35 – INC Hire Power award – Inclusion on the INC 5000 list since 2011 – Award winning implementations for multiple clients including Boston Logan International Airport, Royal Caribbean International, McCarran International Airport, Washington State Ferries, Leo Burnett and more..
NextGreatTrip is a vacation planner providing itineraries and personalized services combining direct charter flights from VIP terminals.
Impulsify provides retail technology to power hotel pantries, gift shops, and in-house retail spaces and make them profitable.
Olomomo Nut Company
Olomomo Nut Company is a food production company that produces and sells a variety of nut products and snacks. It offers cherry vanilla almonds, chai bliss almonds, cinnamon cayenne almonds, mango chipotle almonds, and maple masala pecans.
The company sells its products in coffee shops, smoothie shops, wine bars, grocery stores, and airports. Olomomo Nut Company, LLC was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Boulder, Colorado..
Sustainable Food Development
Sustainable Food Development is a Colorado-based agricultural consumer food company.
Boston Market Corporation, headquartered in Golden, Colorado, has given time back to busy families and individuals for more than 25 years with quality, home style meals at a convenient value in more than 480 nationwide locations. A staple on dinner tables, Boston Market prepares its fresh, never-frozen all natural chicken in signature rotisserie ovens and features an extensive selection of gourmet sides.
In 2011, the company completed updates to locations across the country, adding new, healthier menu items and enhancing the dine-in experience.. .
They have a very strong exit strategy for the small investment that is needed. All inclusive guest ranches are the main artery of the overall business plan.
Guests can experience five star quality in a guest ranch with us. Lodges of well over 20,000 square feet offer indoor guest relaxation, gourmet meals of ranch natural produce and meats, entertainment, social experiences and shopping.
Privately assigned cabins and rooms provide the guest an overnight and / or a week stay in a Western theme out of the hustle and bustle of the city. Guests sleep well, sleep soundly and dream sweet.
Refreshed is the key. Adventure is ultimate.
Happiness achieved. Additional all-inclusive Ranches where seasonal guests will enjoy a variety of outdoor sports.
For the avid hunter, there are well over 3000 private acres near National Forest. Ranches will also provide a guest to experience prime fly-fishing along the highly acclaimed Rivers lined with towering Cottonwoods.
This is where like-minded, kindred spirits come together. This is where good becomes better and best is more than a lofty goal.
It’s a promise. Boulder Brands is one of the largest natural consumer packaged food companies in the United States with annual revenues of more than $370 million..
Teriyaki Madness is a fast-casual restaurant concept serving up quality, fresh, healthy and flavorful Asian food in a high-vibe atmosphere. Through years of mastering marinating, grilling, and wok-ing, we were able to make bowls that are as hearty and delicious as they are healthy.
Our food is made when you order. Always fresh, never frozen marinated and grilled meats and customizable bowls meant for delicious and healthier eating.
We have a collection of sauces, made from scratch with the best ingredients so we can bring a one-of-a-kind teriyaki taste to each bowl at an affordable price. Teriyaki Madness brings teriyaki to a whole new level with a family-friendly, neighborhood feel.
Teriyaki Madness has amazing shop sales and profitability with a low investment cost. Managed by an experienced group of fast casual executives combined with a mature business system, paves the way for Teriyaki Madness’ growth.
It’s safe to say we have the best bowls in the business.. .
National Corporate Housing
National Corporate Housing is a global multi-brand corporate housing company that provides temporary housing options for business travel, Government travel, and employee relocations across the globe. National owns and manages over 25 offices throughout the United States, making National one of the only true nationwide corporate housing providers in existence.
Founded in 1999, National is the industry’s S1NGLE Source Solution® for temporary housing. From fully furnished apartments and boutique hotels, to lump sum programs and unfurnished rental assistance services, National Corporate Housing provides a variety of housing options and programs to meet any corporate travel or relocation need.
Beyond client attention and corporate strength, a continued focus is placed on employees to engage in their local communities and charities. Combining the experience of a strong company with the values of giving back, National is a strategic partner that clients can depend on, trust in, and grow alongside..
IQware was founded in 1984, which in software terms is ages ago. While the majority of high-tech start-ups failed to succeed, they survived and thrived by listening to their customers and maintaining their singular focus on the hospitality sector.
Over the years they’ve experienced tremendous growth and rapid change but never lost sight of their mission – to become your single source technology partner, providing the world’s best and functionally rich hospitality software. You can see that commitment reflected in their values, which underpin their devotion to their customers’ success and everything they do..
Hcareers, the leading online hospitality job board in North America, is the top recruitment source for connecting employers and candidates within the hospitality industry. Hcareers solid reputation for results is growing rapidly through partnerships with the most influential associations representing the hospitality industry.
Hcareers is the recommended job board of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), Preferred Hotel Group (PHG), and others. A DHI Service, Hcareers was founded on the belief that a hospitality-targeted job board could surpass the value that general online job boards could deliver.
Since 1998, Hcareers has developed a loyal online community of hospitality industry employers and candidates. The company operates three websites that serve the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, each with easy-to-use features that provide an enriching online experience for employers and candidates alike..
Resort Data Processing
Resort Data Processing (RDP) is a Property Management Software company founded in 1981 and headquartered in Vail, Colorado. Their objective is to provide more powerful software for clients who have outgrown their current system.
More than 800 businesses worldwide rely on RDP everyday.. .
Screen Pilot is a digital media and marketing firm. Screen Pilot delivers holistic and innovative digital brand strategies that weave together a compelling story through seamless integration of all marketing channels.
Our collective appreciate the uniqueness of each client and understands how to combine those with human attitudes and digital behaviors to deliver powerful strategies that have a ripple effect across digital media.. .
VerityStream delivers enterprise-class solutions that are transforming credentialing, enrollment and privileging.
D. Alexander Capital
D. Alexander Capital is a vertically integrated real estate fund that manages a portfolio of vacation rental homes, operated like a boutique hotel, delivering a consistent, tech-enabled experience in every home.
D. Alexander Capital is based in Denver, Colorado..
Stonebridge Companies has grown to be recognized as one of the nation’s leading development and hospitality management companies.
Cetis, Inc., formed through the 2006 merger of Scitec and TeleMatrix, and the 2009 acquisition of Teledex assets, designs and manufactures a broad range of analog and VoIP hotel phones. In 1982 we introduced the ﬁrst Teledex brand hotel phones with programmable guest service keys and a customizable faceplate area.
Teledex Diamond Series hotel phones, which continue to be recognized as the most popular hotel phones in the world. Since 1982, hundreds of Cetis channel partners have installed more than 30 million Cetis hotel phones at 100,000 locations globally.
Click on the Founder button below to learn more about Cetis founder Dr. Bing N.
AccuBar provides cloud-based beverage inventory management for the hospitality industry since 2000. The patented system offers a variety of barcode scanning options that feed into a cloud-based database to give users fast, accurate inventory, receiving, transfers, event management, perpetual inventory and ordering, as well as a suite of reports that drive loss prevention and accountability.
AccuBar has hundreds of customers, including some of the biggest names in the hotel, restaurant, bar, nightclub, resort and country club sectors. The system also offers iWineLists, a tablet beverage menu that works with AccuBar to display wine lists and other beverage lists.
iWineLists has been adopted by leading restaurants, hotels and country clubs across North America and beyond.. .
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. is an international franchisor and confectionery manufacturer.
The Company manufactures a line of chocolate candies and other confectionery products. As of March 31, 2013, there were six Company-owned, 59 licensee-owned and 294 franchised Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stores operating in 41 states, Canada, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Company produces approximately 300 chocolate candies and other confectionery products, using recipes developed primarily by its master candy makers. A typical Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory store offers up to 100 of these candies throughout the year and up to an additional 100 during holiday seasons.
Individual stores also offer more than 15 fudges and other products prepared in the store. In January 2013, it acquired certain assets of Yogurtini International, LLC..
Primal Digital is a machine learning focused, travel digital marketing agency. It offers its users with branding and storytelling, data science and analytics, digital media buys, email marketing, marketing mix optimization, meta search marketing, mobile marketing and optimization, OTA advertising and management, paid search management, PR and influencer marketing, retargeting and reservation recovery, SEO, and social media management services.
The process of the company is defining, discovering, ideating, implementing, and repeating the process. Primal Digital is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 2016 by Zachary Maley..
to deliver value faster.iVeew solutions combine the right platform and applications to help you improve performance—unlocking resources to invest in growth and deliver value faster. Markets move fast.
Disruption is everywhere. Innovation and customer satisfaction matter more than ever, and the pressure is on The organizations that will thrive are those that can adapt quickly and confidently.
How can you spend less on maintenance programs and more on growth initiatives? A tool alone won’t transform your business. It takes a concerted effort on all parts to create a successful application and integration process for the customer.
iVeew’s focus is creating a great user experience for customers by aggregating popular applications such as Messaging, Merchandising, Artificial Intelligence & Chatbots. .
Warwick International Hotels
Warwick International Hotels is a refined collection of 4-star and 5-star hotels, and resorts and spas that offers luxury services.
Destination Hotels is the largest owner and operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Destination is an industry leader with more than 40 years of hospitality management and development experience.
Located in premier destinations, the portfolio is continuously growing with more than 40 luxury and upscale properties from coast to coast.. .
Veggie-Go’s are an exciting, innovative and delicious fruit and veggie strip. Similar to a traditional fruit strip or fruit leather but made with whole fruits and veggies, Veggie-Go’s are the perfect on-the-go snack.
Every strip has a ½ serving of fruit and a ½ serving of veggies in just 20 calories and less than 4 grams of sugar! Over the last 16 months, we increased distribution of Veggie-Go’s from 100 stores to approximately 2,400 stores throughout the United States and Canada. Veggie-Go’s are now the fastest growing brand in the $1.5 billion fruit snack category.
Veggie-Go’s can be found in 10 of the 11 regions of Whole Foods Market and in many natural foods chains. Veggie-Go’s have been a hit amongst everyone from health foodies to conventional shoppers and from kids to adults.
With your support, we are ready to take Veggie-Go’s to the next level and make them the go-to snack for kids and grown-ups alike. ~John and Lisa McHugh.
Tony’s Italian Market is the best local meat market in Denver for high quality meats and seafood! As their customer, expect only the best when it comes to their food and customer service. Their strict adherence to quality and integrity can be seen throughout their markets.
When searching for a “local butcher near me”, Tony’s Meats & Market provides four convenient butcher shops near you, including downtown Denver, Littleton, Centennial and Castle Pines, Colorado. They offer a unique experience for their customers.
They combine the ambiance of a European market with the service of your friendly, local neighborhood butcher. Tony’s Meats & Market will help you create the perfect meal! The best butcher in Denver also happens to have the friendliest staff.
Their employees are ready and willing to help you find exactly what you need and will make every effort to ensure you have an extraordinary experience. Not only will you find what you came for, but they hope you leave with a smile on your face and come back to visit us again..
Slifer Designs offers interior designing services to the residential and hospitality sectors.
GHS offers software, consulting, system integration, marketing, project management, data and communication architecture services.
HotSpot is the leader is sales, occupancy and hotel tax compliance solutions for the vacation rental industry. HotSpot’s powerful software platform provides an automated state and local tax compliance solution serving thousands of properties across the U.S.
HotSpot’s unique and powerful solution manages all aspects of occupancy related tax requirements, including tax rate determination, obtaining and renewing required licenses, preparing and filing tax returns and tracking tax rate and law changes. They have a huge library of forms, an extensive database of tax rates and proprietary processes to make complex and burdensome occupancy tax requirements very simple for their customers..
BEC is a provider of Hospitality Point-of-Sale (POS) Technology. BEC provides a wide selection of technology solutions to help drive sales, increase profits, streamline restaurant operations, and connect with your customers in new ways.
We proudly partner with only the best technology platforms in the industry, using our decades of experience to bring you the best possible solution, tailored to meet your exact needs.. .
tracNcare Inc. is a hospitality service company that carries hospitality, asset and guest management services through software.
Mondo food is a virtual food hall that allow manufacturers and retailers alike to publish their own artisan gourmet food products.
Vedant Health provides management solutions that help healthcare organizations deliver better patient care.
Hamilton Linen & Uniform
Hamilton Linen & Uniform offers linen rental and laundry service to the restaurant and hospitality industry.
OOgave is a producer of a proprietary soda that is natural, certified organic, kosher, and low-glycemic sweetened with agave nectar.
Phonesuite is a telecommunications company that provides hotel communications and VoIP hospitality solutions.
Pinnacle Lodging manages homes, condos, and town homes and leases them as short-term vacation rental properties. It is a Breckenridge Colorado Lodging expert, where outdoor vacation experience is thriving.
The company is based in Breckenridge, Colorado.. .
YMCA of the Rockies
YMCA of the Rockies is a community organization that helps to changes lives through building and strengthening relationships.
Mercy Housing is an charity that helps to create stable, vibrant & healthy communities for families, seniors & individuals.
Transportation Technology Center, Inc
Transportation Technology Center is a transportation company providing transportation services.
The Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel boasts spectacular views in every direction and is less than six miles away from Rocky Mountain National Park. Multiple renovations have restored this 140-guest room hotel to its original grandeur.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America, The Stanley offers over 14,000 square feet of unique meeting and event space equipped with modern day amenities. Only an hour away from Denver, it is the ideal destination for your Colorado getaway..
Central Uniform And Linen Supply
Central Uniform And Linen Supply is a locally owned and family operated business that has provided linen and uniform rental service.
AvenueWest is a corporate housing management company that is expertise in offering real estate & lodging solutions to its diverse customers.
A Spice of Life Catering + Events
A Spice of Life Catering + Events is a food & beverages company offering food and catering services.
Telluride.com is locally owned and operated by people who have made this amazing destination their home. Their ownership group has years of hospitality experience in Telluride and around the nation, and our staff is tenured.
They take immense pride in offering a vast cache of knowledge about the town of Telluride and the surrounding areas.. .
Paragon Lodging is an online platform that enables individuals to find and rent luxury vacation homes in Colorado.
Peaks Recovery Centers
Peaks Recovery Centers are nationally accredited, gender specific, extended care alcohol and substance abuse treatment centers.
Inventory Smart is a wireless,web-based technology that runs on any device connected to the internet.
La Vie Catering celebrates artistic expression of the culinary arts through creative presentations of delicious food.
Kick It providing over 5 million kids and families with a fun, safe, healthy sports experience.
Visit Colorado Springs
Visit Colorado Springs is a marketing organization for group and leisure travel and tourism.
Aspen Flying Club
Aspen Flying Club unites a group of pilots and flight instructors with a large and diverse fleet of aircraft for flight training and recreational flying… all in a fun, friendly environment.
If you are looking for a Flight School in Colorado or to rent an airplane in the Denver area, please take a look at all we have to offer.. .
Cambria Hotel Denver International Airport
Cambria hotel & suites Denver International Airport is an upscale hotel in Aurora, CO where you’re always a VIP.
Nexus World Services
Nexus is a word meaning link, meeting point or connection—it is in this spirit that Nexus designs its tools and products to facilitate global communication among sales teams. Nexus World Services, Inc.
provides sales management solutions for hotels. Its solutions include RFPworX, a corporate and consortia request for proposal application to manage submissions for various travel agency groups; and HotelworX, a sales force automation application, which provides a platform for sales teams to plan and track activities, manage clients and contacts, collaborate in various regions, and analyze performances.
The company’s solutions also comprise GroupworX, a group lead generator that provides a way of sharing group leads between hotels, or generating leads from regional and national group desks to individual properties; and ShareworX, a planning and organizational tool.. .
North American Directory Services
North American Directory Services provides digital guest directories, advertising and printing services.
Eco Cuizine is a start-up “Organic Quick-Service Dining”, serving its foods in an Eco-Friendly environment and whose first unit will be located in Tampa, Orlando or Miami, Florida. The Company will serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks made from local, organic and sustainably produced ingredients.
Eco Cuizine’s menu will feature tempting yet health-conscious fare like gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, yogurt and much more… Beverages such as organic beer, juices, smoothies, organic sodas, tea, and coffee will also be served.
Eco Cuizine will emphasize its commitment to the environment by using only ecologically friendly lighting, furnishings, utensils, napkins, takeout containers, and much, much more… By emphasizing great customer service; incredible location with a casual, welcoming ambience; and delicious, healthy and affordable menu, Eco Cuizine will soon establish itself as the number one destination for casual dining in Tampa, Miami or Orlando.
In the future, the Company plans to open additional locations throughout Florida and the U.S. Our company’s emphasis on healthy, ecologically responsible cuisine will also allow it to draw business from members of Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS), an estimated $117 billion market segment of educated, higher-income consumers..
Nexe Lifestyle is a lifestyle management company that builds vibrant and engaging communities.
Back At The Ranch Furniture
Back At The Ranch Furniture is a provider of wide range furniture, mattresses and cabin accessories.
BeverageGrades brings objective, scientific analysis and information to alcoholic beverage consumers via the Internet.
Fiesta Mexicana Family Restaurants
Fiesta Mexicana Family Restaurants is a provider of hospitality, food and beverage services.
Coal Creek Golf Course
Coal Creek Golf Course is a luxurious restaurant that provides hospitality services.
Colorado Tri-Flo Systems
Colorado Tri-Flo Systems specializes in manufacturing grade electric heaters used by hospitality & pest control firms for killing bed bugs.
Sage Hospitality is on a mission to break new ground, and not just the dirt on their newest projects. They’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry.
As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what they do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world.
Two divisions, hundreds of industry experts and more than 30 years in business. They are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast.
With the advantage of hands-on experience, they’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.
Similarly, Sage Restaurant Group creates the best restaurants in the world, building high-design, chef-driven concepts that are game changers in the industry.. .
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