This article showcases our top picks for the best France 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 France Hospitality Companies
Colonies is a French startup that provides co-living housing solutions for urban devotees. It creates better housing solutions by designing and managing fully-furnished, community-minded quality homes located in large cities.
It targets young people who are looking for an apartment without all the hassle involved in actually looking for an apartment. Colonies was founded in 2017 and is based in Paris, France.
Currently, it has four buildings in the Paris area and two in Berlin.. .
Comet offers new generation meeting venues that stimulate productivity, creativity and well-being. In central Paris.
At a faire price. Because meetings are way too often associated with the idea of a loss of time, fairly fast turning into collective social-network-checking sessions, in -most of the time- gloomy locations, they introduce Comet.
They at Comet offer companies wishing to gather their teams for a one-day meeting, the first locations aiming at stimulating productivity, creativity and well-being, thought all the way from physical space to customer experience. And because they think that this luxury of having great meetings should not be granted to only a minority of companies, they offer this experience at a very fair price.
Because they all deserve it.. .
Dayuse.com is the first site to offer daytime hotel bookings. Founded by David Lebée at the age of 29, along with his two partners Eugénie Lebée and Thibaud D’Agrèves, Dayuse.com saw the day in 2010.
Working as director within large Parisian hotel groups at the time, David Lebée was often asked about daytime bookings. Guests wished to book a room for just a few hours, but traditional structures never had an appropriate service to offer.
Dayuse.com was created to suit this exact need.. .
PriceMatch wants to industrialize and democratize revenue management for hotels. PriceMatch builds state-of-the-art econometric algorithms predicting future demand and giving price recommendations.
Those algorithms are implemented on a web-platform that is easy to use, well connected to all kind of data sources, well connected to software already used by their clients, and finally entirely automatic. PriceMatch developed powerful tools to measure the impact of its price recommendations on the revenue of its clients..
Le Collectionist is a luxury travel brand that offers a selection of luxury rentals around the world with services and experiences.
HomeExchange is a community that allows people from all over the world to exchange their homes easily, and without money changing hands. As the largest and most trusted home exchange network in the world, HomeExchange offers authentic and unique opportunities for travel enthusiasts to enjoy.
Exchanging homes offers a whole new priceless experience of staying in a real home, and feeling warmly welcomed as a guest. For an annual membership of only $150/year, members can have access to over 450,000 homes across the globe and start experiencing the magic of HomeExchange..
Take the stress out of holiday rental with an expert that understands how to market and care for your property. HomeRez is a centralised service for the safe and simple booking of holiday rental properties.
What we do goes beyond simply placing an ad on a website; we’re a multilingual team of travel industry professionals with experience from holiday heavyweights like Booking.com, Expedia and HomeAway and we know what works when it comes to getting your chalet, beachside villa or urban apartment noticed, booked and paid for – but we also take your property personally. We take care of every step, from rate analysis in order to make sure you’re meeting your earning potential, to creating stand-out profiles on leading local and international websites, to enquiries from guests and secure credit-card payments.
Through our partnerships with leading websites including HomeAway, Abritel, HolidayLettings, Homelidays and AirBnB, owners get free worldwide exposure while travelers can book directly with us. Our friendly support team is on hand seven days a week – so stop wasting your valuable time and money and get in touch today!.
Nannybag allow travelers from all over the world to store their luggage in partner shops, restaurants, bars and hotels (called Nannies). Our network is in service in more than 160+ cities in 16 countries around the world, some of our partners are working overnight to keep your bags (24/7).
Easy to use before checking-in or after checking-out from your Airbnb, when you’re in transit, after business appointments or before visiting a museum. All bookings are insured by AXA Insurance and payment 100% secured online.
6€ for the first 24h, then 4€ for additional 24h everywhere in EU. £6 for the first 24h, then £4 for additional 24h in the UK.
$6 for the first 24h, then $4 for the additional 24h in the US. For security reasons and to prevent deposit points from receiving unexpected and unregistered customers on Nannybag, the exact address of the deposit is communicated only upon completed online booking.
This way you are guaranteed not to have a line 🙂 Network operating in New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisboa, Roma, and many more Feel Free on www.nannybag.com!. .
MagicStay is the first alternative accommodation booking site, entirely dedicated to business travelers. MagicStay offers accommodation selected to meet the needs of business travelers, ideally located in city centers or near the congress / exhibition venues.
MagicStay allows to save money, have more surface and privacy than a hotel, including a kitchen, but also to travel with colleagues or extend your stay with family. MagicStay offers around 130,000 apartments, studios, villas in 80 business cities.
Discover all their destinations MagicStay.com has no legal or commercial connection with event organisers. The names of these events are registered trademarks and are property of the organising companies..
Room Checking is a hotel management application that enables its users to resolve problems before their customers see them.
Finding an affordable, connected place to stay for a few weeks or months whilst you travel the world and build a career as a digital nomad is hard. Most accommodation markets only cater for short stays of a few days or semi-permanent renters for a year or more.
Self-catering, broadband-connected, extended stays are hard to find and even harder to book. Yet at the same time the accommodation industry globally has low occupancy rates, particularly in regional areas.
Nomad Stays niche travel platform solves this. Nomad Stays provides a one-stop listing and instant booking service for properties around the world that are considered ‘digital nomad friendly’.
Digital nomads, remote workers and location independents can now find and book their next stay easily and affordably.. .
Web Geo Services
Web Geo Services specializes in location SaaS technology for Retail, Ecommerce, Travel & Hospitality, Banking & Insurance, Automotive and Mobility. Web Geo Services helps companies to leverage their Google Maps as a powerful tool to engage with their customers and drive conversion.
Web Geo Services brings its expertise in the area of online mapping and geolocation data to support prestigious international brands in the fast deployment of digital systems that accelerate online checkout and online customer journeys. With more than 400 Large companies, Web Geo Services has been a Strategic Partner of Google Cloud since 2009.
WGS is the European Google Maps Leading Partner in Europe with offices in United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Italy and Spain. Our experience and tireless innovation has led us to build leading applications that can give businesses a competitive advantage.
Web Geo Services has built Woosmap, the Google awarded Platform that helps developers to integrate powerful Location Intelligence features in their Mobile Apps and Websites.. .
Ariane Systems offers a range of self check-in and check-out software products for the international hospitality industry.
Leavy.co allows for anyone to live wherever they like, no matter how much they make, even for a day. Covid has turned our idea of work and travel upside down.
It’s now all about mobility, for a generation who cannot afford it. The platform pays cash to all members willing to share their homes with the community or care for others..
Appart’City offers fully furnished and equipped apartments that come complete with optional services, for to rent out for trips to France and Belgium’s biggest cities. Appart’City, France’s leading chain of aparthotels, offers the comfort of 107 residences, perfect for either business trips or holidays.
Appart’City applies discounted rates for extended stays, so the longer stay, the less pay. Appart’City offers the comfort and tranquility of a home from home, with added services..
Paris Society (formerly Groupe Noctis) is a group founded in 1998 by Laurent de Gourcuff. Featuring a catalog of more than thirty exceptional places.
the Paris Society Group has become a key player in events, hospitality and entertainment in France.. .
Groupcorner is the first European site that allows all types of groups to find the ideal accommodation. Present in 30 countries, this service combining technology and human support, is aimed at businesses as well as associations, travel agencies and individuals.
The simple and intuitive platform allows you to book accommodation for groups needing more than 10 rooms. Today Groupcorner already offers more than 11,500 listed accommodations in Europe, from the most luxurious to the most economical.
This extended offer makes it possible to find a tailor-made solution, adapted to each request, even complex. The service responds to group requests as well as hotel needs, rarely structured to meet a broad target..
BedyCasa is a pioneer in Homestay booking allowing travelers to sleep at local’s and host to make extra money by renting out a free room. It also allows travelers to live a local experience by sleeping at local’s (+25000 homestays/Guesthouses) and allows hosts to earn, on top of extra money, great experience by meeting people from around the world and sharing a local way of life with them.
BedyCasa propose a unique concept combining personal enrichment and discovery of the world in a nice and friendly environment. It also connects travelers with local people to find accommodation, share experiences and get to know the real-life of each site.
BedyCasa goal is to offer a different way of traveling, more economical and more authentic.. .
The Good Seat
THE GOOD SEAT is a global aggregator-distributor of ride hailing and taxi services in real time. It is a brick to multimodality allowing any third parties (MaaS platforms, travel aggregators, airline companies, event platforms, concierge services, travel management companies…) to simply offer a complete solution for comparing ride hailing and taxi offers to their end users.
THE GOOD SEAT is thus tackling both the last mile challenge increasingly faced by mobility/travel players, and the profitability issues whose ride hailing/taxi platforms are suffering from.. .
Adaptive is a rapidly developing company serving the hospitality industry with a digital content delivery solution.
Multi-industry CRM and customer platform, enhancing both online and offline experiences with beacon technology.
VeryLastRoom is a last-minute hotel booking app that offers same-day deals. The less stay, the cheaper get – on VeryLastRoom, prices fall in real time from noon until 2am.
Every day they offer rooms for the evening with discounts up to 70%. Already more than 400 hotels offer us their best “very last minute” rates, from small and charming hotel to 5 stars; there is something for all tastes and all budgets..
Now Closed!. Storific is an iPhone app that enables customers to place orders at restaurants, cafes and bars.
Founded in 2001, Availpro is a leading provider of e-booking software solutions which allows hotels to increase their occupancy and revenue while saving costs. Availpro provides innovative and critical tools to help managers operate their on-line distribution, maximise commission-free bookings from their official website and facilitate decision-making processes regarding price optimisation.
Availpro is a versatile, international team of 75 people. The main concept behind Availpro is to provide you, as a hotel owner, with a fully integrated online distribution solution capable of managing every aspect of the process, from hotel management to distribution channels.
Availpro has developed unrivalled expertise in this field, designing and deploying connectivities and gateways between a variety of different software solutions and platforms. Availpro partners with more than 300 compagnies around the world including largest OTA’s, meta-search portals, Global Distribution Systems (GDS) and PMS & CRS providers.
This work is guided by a clear ambition: to make the distribution process ultra-simple and time-efficient, and to limit complexity wherever possible. These high-tech, two-way connectivities work around the clock, which makes Availpro an ultra-reliable, high-performance and profitable online distribution tool..
Planet Ride is a french based TTravel Agency specialized in motorized travels. We allow passionate riders to find easily the trip they are looking for.
Thanks to a detailed audit of each and every specialists listed on the website, the rider can choose the more relevant kind of local agent specialized in its passion field (motorcycle, SSV, 4×4, Quad, mythic cars…). Planet Ride est une agence de voyage basée en France et spécialisée dans les voyages motorisés autour du monde.
C’est une plateforme de mise en relation entre voyageurs passionés de moto, 4×4, quad, buggy, SSV… et les spécilistes du monde entier, sélectionnés selon un audit poussé.
Trouvez le voyage motorisé de vos rêves : http://www.planet-ride.com. .
WeHost is a team of professionals serving your home! Reservations, Reception, Hospitality, Housekeeping and Laundry, nothing is left to chance. Our team offers you a complete service, visibility of your ad on Airbnb until the maintenance of your home.
WeHost services are available in many French cities . The team is made up of foreign-trained talents (trilingual), with strong experience in short-term leasing, luxury hotels and Airbnb offices in Paris.
The service, governed by a contract, is without commitment of duration. Founded in 2014 to create guest boxes for visitors to Paris, WeHost has grown rapidly to meet the growing needs of homeowners.
After a few months of activity, the founder Romain Bellet was joined by his partner, Victor Fioux. Together they have made society evolve into a broader business of supporting owners.
Today, WeHost accelerates to offer its services to the largest number of French owners.. .
Empowering hotels by crafting technologies that’ll guide them through data revolutions
France Hostels, a network of new generation youth hostels, has been designed by Romain Viennois, a professional in the sector for almost 15 years. It aims to develop its concept, based on an innovative hosting offer in the main French regional capitals.
By offering optimized prices and meeting the specific expectations of a family clientele and young travelers, the group intends to offer an alternative to the various forms of accommodation currently available.. .
Accor is a French multinational hospitality company that owns, manages & franchises hotels, resorts & vacation properties.
FastBooking offers leading-edge products and solutions to the hospitality industry to increase profits by maximizing direct bookings and brand visibility in the digital distribution environment. FastBooking is a pioneer in e-marketing and internet-based technologies for independent hotels and hotel groups.
FastBooking increases the hotel’s net revenue by maximizing highly profitable direct website bookings and by rationalizing inventory and pricing across all online sales channels. 2012 Fastbooking generated a gross bookings value of over €500m via 8,000 hotels..
Homair Vacances is the European leader in outdoor accommodation. It offers stays in high-end campsites in France and Southern Europe to customers from the United Kingdom, France and Northern Europe.
Its main brands are Homair Vacances, Eurocamp, Al Fresco. The Group owns and manages more than 16,000 mobile homes spread over 150 holiday sites in Europe..
Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O)
A.S.O is a mobile app developer company which has developed apps like Dakar Rally 201
EG Digital is a mobile application and games developer company and has developed apps like Docks 4
Louvre Hotels Group
Established in 1976, Louvre Hotels Group has a network of more than 1,100 hotels in 46 countries.
Hamilton Apps is a global leader in workplace technology, offering an extensive range of solutions within a single integrated platform. We leverage of expertise across the public and private sector to provide an agile and productive work environment while enhancing the security of your buildings.
At Hamilton Apps, we believe your workplace deserves software that adapts to the way you work – software that’s easy to setup and use. Our software is backed by high quality support so it can live up to our promises..
FASTE | The Smart Luxury Marketplace
FASTE is the smart luxury marketplace providing a one-stop solution for Travel and Lifestyle markets. Thanks to our international, digital and complete BtoBtoC approach, FASTE Pro provides a SaaS platform which is dedicated to high-quality and trustworthy suppliers (www.faste.com/business).
Along with this platform, we designed a mobile application with a 24/7 chat dedicated to high-end individuals and businesses, to respond to any request worldwide (www.faste.com). .
Funbooker is a French online booking platform dedicated to experiences and leisure activities. Funbooker makes it easy for consumers to find and book activities for any occasion.
Their activities include bungee jumping, free falls, driving courses, rafting, parks, boxing, and more.. .
Eurogroup Vacances provides range of accommodation like hotels, tourist homes, cottages, chalets and villas.
Bagelstein is the reference brand of fast food specializing in bagels in France. The particularity of restaurants is based on two concepts, an impertinent and offbeat, non-consensual state of mind to brand customers, an ultra fresh food prepared and delivered daily.
Bagelstein now has 3 production centers and 43 outlets located in major French cities. The company’s goal is to serve bagels on the market and keep peoples head and mind busy while eating.
Bagelstein is headquartered in Strasbourg, France.. .
Gekko Group is a French business travel hotel reservation company that operates worldwide.
Michelin Travel Partner
Michelin Travel Partner designs, develops, and markets digital travel assistance products and services for road users throughout Europe.
Cliniq-psyORPEA is the European leader in global dependency, long-and medium-term physical and psychiatric care Long-term care facilities (nursing home) Post-acute and rehabilitation clinics Psychiatric care clinics Home care Primary objective: the Quality of care To care for and support dependent people who have chosen to live in the Group’s facilities, by respecting their comfort, dignity, individuality and autonomy. Continually improving the Quality of care to ensure the wellbeing of residents and patients is at the very heart of ORPEA’s strategy.
Recognition of ORPEA Quality policy by experts:Qualite-prise-charge In Switzerland, Ranked third in the Swiss national Great Place to Work awards, in the health and social affairs category). In Germany, the number 1 care home group for quality based on MDK ratings for the fourth year in a row (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015).
In Austria, embarked on the new certification process (NQZ) put in place by Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection.. .
Buffalo Grill is the leading casual dining chain in France with over 350 western-themed restaurants (including 100 franchised). The Company was founded in 1980 and has grown to be one of the most recognised restaurant brands in France, employing over 5,000 people and serving 30 million meals per annum.
Buffalo Grill has a loyal customer base attracted by a varied and affordable menu centred around beef dishes. Its restaurants are primarily based in retail parks and in medium-sized city outskirt locations and are frequented for a wide variety of occasions..
Flunch is a French fast casual restaurant chain, owned by the Agapes Restauration group with nearly 300 restaurants in France
Barrière is a chain that owns a wide array of hotels, restaurants, casinos, golfs, thalasso and shows.
Demotivateur is the first social media in France. Today it is more than 30 million visits, 70 million contents consulted per month and more than 2 shares per second.
In 5 years, demotivateur has become a global entertainment media with a single leitmotiv … tempt and inspire our readers with strong themes like travel, entertainment, cooking with Demotivateur Food , the lifestyle and most recently: the house with Demotivateur Workshop …
Demotivateur now has 20 employees, and strives daily to offer its readers the most interesting and engaging content. With a strong and loyal community of more than 4,000,000 subscribers (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), the target core are readers of 25/34 years (40%)..
Oceania Hotels is a chain of hotels that offers tailor-made spaces to transforming comfort into amiable and a memorable stay.
Les Restos du Coeur
Restos du Cœur, is a French charity, the main activity of which is to distribute food packages and hot meals to the needy.
Huski Mountain Delivery
Huski is an online food and drink delivery service in the French Alps, bringing ready to heat meals to people on ski holidays.
When you travel, you don’t pay more for water and electricity. Why pay more for your mobile Internet? The Internet is now a commodity that shall be enjoyed everywhere.
Every (connected) traveller feels the frustration when facing huge roaming fees. Jean-Baptiste and Fabrice, experts on connected objects, decided to create Bienvenue Telecom to solve this problem.
Our mission is to reconnect the travellers when then need it the most. We provide simple, affordable and efficient mobile Internet connection for tourists to keep them connected while travelling in France.
Futuroscope, a different kind of leisure park experience for all the family! France – Poitiers – Poitou-Charentes.
SKYdeals they are re-inventing travel retail. To design SKYdeals, they leveraged their +19 years of experience in digital solutions for retailers and airline companies.
Their ambition is to become the world’s largest in-flight shoppertainment provider within 3-4 years.. .
My co-pilot is a social enterprise that helps people who are braked in their mobility to move more easily. Thanks to our solidarity co-trip platform, drivers (people with reduced mobility) and co-drivers (companions) are put in contact to share their journeys or their free time.
On short distances for daily trips or long distances for holidays or weekends, anything is possible. Pilots and co-drivers choose their mode of transport: car, train, plane, bus, metro or even on foot.
Difficulties to travel limit the daily life of people with reduced mobility: going to work, seeing friends, practicing leisure activities, going on vacation.. .
Zechef.com is a mobile app developer company and developed apps like French Chefs Cuisin
TemptingPlaces is a soft brand exclusively dedicated to the most extraordinary boutique hotels in the world. Since 2010 the brand promotes its affiliated hotel members, all picked up for their authenticity, personalised services and unrivalled unique experiences. Covering qualified sales, selective distribution, as well as PR, marketing and communication services, the offer of TemptingPlaces meets perfectly the needs of hoteliers who wish to take control over their image and positioning, as well as to manage their income while keeping their independence.
inSuite is the only location-based social media listening tool able to monitor precise locations such as malls, venues, hotels, parks…
Loxos is creating beautiful changing stations, with a unique design, functional and agreeing with security and hygiene requirements.
Hot.Majestic Canne is a hospitality company owning luxurious hotels, restaurents & bars.
The Bar Corner
The Bar Corner is a French start-up. We’ve developed a platform dedicatd to trendy bars.
Based on your profile, we can suggest you the perfect bar to go. We also provide you with innovative services into the bar to increase your user experience..
PHAST develops and deploys services and products dedicated to semantic interoperability in the health field.
Giri is a New England based hotel company operating 36 hotels providing excellent service, delivered by guest-centric associates.
CMH is a well-recognised higher education institution in the Hotel Management, Luxury Brand and Tourism sector in the heart of Paris. The school offers Bachelors, Master, MBA and Executive Programs with 18 specialisations to c.400 students from 60 nationalities.
The school is particularly well known for its strong links with top luxury hotels establishments and its high job placement rates.. .
Oletis SA is Good hotels, good sites, good brands. The group, positioned in the 3 and 4 star market, has been created with particular attention to operating profitability and low exposure to the risks associated with reduced travel budgets.
Almost 65% of the walls belong to Oletis.. .
MonsieurParking is an online platform whose objective is to answer the problem of car parking: rental.
University of Maryland Capital Region Health
University of Maryland Capital Region Health is a healthcare system serving the citizens of Prince George’s County.
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