This article showcases our top picks for the best Sweden 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 Sweden Hospitality Companies
Handiscover is the first community based Holiday accommodation-booking website, dedicated to people with special needs and disabilities. At the core of Handiscover lies a unique classiﬁcation system which allows users to select accommodation based on their diﬀerent levels of mobility/physical disability.
It was founded by Sebastien Archambeaud in 2014, a father to a boy with a muscle disease.. .
Zaplox AB (publ)
Zaplox helps hotels and vacation home rentals to create a modern and profitable mobile guest experience. Zaplox is a market innovator of the mobile guest journey and mobile key services for the global hotel market with a total market potential of approximately 20 million hotel rooms.
Zaplox operates in Europe and North America and offers a turnkey platform for managing the guest’s hotel stay. With the help of mobile technology, Zaplox offers added value by improving the check-in and check-out process and distributing mobile keys for the hotel rooms directly to guests’ mobile phones.
Zaplox solutions include a software development kit (SDK) that allows hotels to add Zaplox functionality to their existing hotel app, and Zaplox mobile app is a cost-effective way for hotels to launch their own app. In addition, Zaplox offers a self-service kiosk solution that helps deliver a frictionless guest journey.
Zaplox solutions save time and costs while providing hotels with a direct channel to communicate with the guests and the opportunity to generate additional revenue. Zaplox works with all major smartphone platforms and can support the hotel’s lock and property management system.
The systems can replace or coexist with key cards and physical keys. Zaplox systems have been in commercial use since 2011 and have helped deliver more than 2.5 million guest nights.
Zaplox was founded in 2010 at Ideon Science Park in Lund, Sweden, and the company has offices in Europe and the United States. The Zaplox stock is listed on the NASDAQ First North Growth Market.
Building the infrastructure to automate procurement for the foodservice industry. The foodservice industry is a highly competitive market that relies on low-profit margins and manual dated processes.
Food distributors are using primarily phone calls, SMS, and emails to take orders from their customers, which leads to bad customer service, limited availability, and an unscalable business. Cerve is building an easy-to-use ordering platform for hospitality services and institutions that streamlines their ordering process, increase transparency and availability while creating automated and seamless sales operations for foodservice distributors..
Zash is in the business of digitizing the Hospitality industry. It’s a platform, which allows merchants and customers to seamlessly interact and transact, both offline and online (aka Omnichannel).
The platform has been built on the basis of two major growing industry trends: 1. The shift from legacy Point of Sales (POS) systems to cloud based Tablet solutions 2.
The demand for various PreOrdering services by consumers, such as delivery, PreOrder, Reservations and @Table. Within minutes a merchant can get started using Zash, setting up a free online account through the Zash website, downloading a free iPad Zash POS app (for Merchants) which allows them to operate their business end to end.
In addition the merchants have access to the Zash Order app (service for Customers), further enhancing the value proposition. The Zash POS can function irrespectively if a customer has the Zash Order app or not.
The POS industry is well established and the majority of merchants have some form of POS system enabled today. However most current POS systems are built on legacy IT systems, not being cloud based and requires high hardware investments, legacy POS systems also does not integrate with customer services.
It is this specific interconnected service that sets Zash part from the rest of the competition in its current form. With Zash merchants have everything they need, under one umbrella, to a much lower cost than the current fragmented offering in the market.
Avinode provides the leading platform “Marketplace”, which is a tool for air operators and flight brokers to buy and sell aircraft charter.
Hoist Group provides technology solutions to hotels, enabling them to manage coherent end-to-end digital journeys for their guests. Hoist Group optimizes guest services by correlating and analyzing the data that comes from its innovative Property Management & Booking Software, Managed IP Networks, Internet and TV Content as well as from many other digital touchpoints.
Headquartered in Stockholm with 20 offices across EMEA, Hoist Group has nearly 500 dedicated staff serving over 8,000 unique hotels.. .
Scandic Hotels Group
Scandic Hotels Group is a Sweden-based company that engages itself in operation of hotels. It operates more than 200 hotels at close to 120 destinations which give a unique geographic reach for both corporate and leisure travelers.
The majority of the company revenue comes from business travel and conferences. The business of the group is operated through various geographical region which includes Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland, and Germany out of which Sweden accounts for majority of revenue..
OnlinePizza is a web and mobile application-based food order site for home delivery services from local restaurants. It provides a wide range of foods such as Thai, sushi, pastas, kebabs, burgers, and Indian.
For takeaway, individuals can order drinks and soft drinks as well as snacks and sweets. Individuals can order catering to their parties.
It comprises of offers and discounts for students and for those who are often from the same restaurant. OnlinePizza is a Sweden-based company that was founded in 2005 by Niklas Östberg, Lech Kaniuk, and Erik Byrenius..
TVM Media’s mission is to bring innovative solutions to the restaurant, bar, nightclub and hotel industry, empowering owners to serve their customers better and providing exciting and unique in-location experiences. Our first product, TVM Play, puts the power of Digital Marketing directly into the hands of venue owners – enabling them to instantly share information on their products, services, and events with their customers.
Our services are based on modern technologies – they are mobile, cloud-powered and deliver amazing experience in HD and better than HD quality.. .
As a market-leading train operator, SJ joins Sweden, as well as Scandinavia’s capitals, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo. This creates opportunities for people to live and work or study in different places and travel in an easy and sustainable manner.
160 years ago, SJ’s first train departed from Gothenburg Central. Today we drive 1 100 departures from 275 stations – from Narvik in the north to Copenhagen to the south and from Stockholm to the east to Oslo to the west.
SJ is a limited liability company owned by the Swedish state with the task of operating profitable rail passenger services and offering rail journeys on its own and on behalf of national and regional traffic authorities. SJ’s train service is characterized by longer journeys with fast and night traffic and regional train services between major cities in Sweden and the capitals of Scandinavia.
The contracted traffic is characterized by shorter train journeys between work, studies and housing within a county or region. One example is SJ’s subsidiary, SJ Götalandståg, whose mission is to run commuter and regional trains in western Sweden.
SJ is part of the solution for achieving Sweden’s climate goals and all their trains in Sweden are labeled with Good Environmental Choice.. .
Caspeco Air AB
Caspeco Air offers solutions on the mobile from booking, ordering & payment to scheduling.
Nordic Choice Hotels
Nordic Choice Hotels is the largest hotel organisations which live and act through the words energy, courage and enthusiasm.
Reseguiden is run by private individuals, active in the company. Their independence is important to be able to make fair comparisons.
Their cooperation with all sorts of travel companies is essential to their existence, but they don´t fiddle around with the prices in the search engine. If you filter on price, they display the the lowest price available from the operator.
And no fees are added from Reseguiden.. .
Loopon provides hotels with a holistic approach to digital guest communication through the entire guest journey. They are on a mission to provide hotels with the best holistic approach to digital guest communication.
They believe the guest journey should be a single conversation and experience, where the hotel should learn more about the guest with every single message. Their solution unifies all digital guest communication a hotel needs in one beautiful and easy-to-use tool.
Hotels that truly care about their guests use Loopon to provide outstanding service, which results in happy guests that return over and over again.. .
Eating out should always be a great experience. Waitress is a mobile ordering and payment service for restaurant lovers.
* Discover local restaurants through the Waitress app. * Check in and order from the table or the office.
* Pay with the click of a button and go when you are ready. Less waiting – more service ..
BokaRum provides online booking of meeting rooms and conference rooms per hour with instant confirmation. Hotels, shared office spaces and other conference facilities often have meeting rooms and that are rented out per hour with a booking process that is done via emails or via the phone.
BokaRum aims to do what Expedia, Booking.com and other online travel agents did in the hotel industry in the mid 90ies: to gather a fragmented industry and simplify it.. .
First Camp Gunnarsö AB
First Camp is the main camping chain in sweden, and has the expertise and financial capital to establish and retain the finest destinations.
Intervac Home Exchange
What a way to travel! Intervac isn’t just a company – but a way of life that their founders discovered and pioneered. Since 1953 they have been leading the way facilitating home exchange between families, singles and retired people.
Within the organization their national representatives work together and beyond country borders to make sure that you find the perfect exchange partner and that your holidays are stress-free and fun. Watch the videoto get a quick glimpse of what Intervac can offer..
Roombler is for independently minded hosts, guesthouse and hotel owners. With 10 units or less you can manage bookings, check-ins, check-outs, payments and confirmation emails.
All with live statistics. On any mobile device (or a laptop).
From wherever your passion takes you! Roombler is not for everyone. Rather, it is for people just like you.
Passionate hosts who offer rooms, homes and cabins for rent. And who want to look after their guests in the best possible way.
Roombler makes it possible, all the way from booking through to check-out and beyond. Passion, uninterrupted..
Benchmarking | Alliance provides accurate competitor benchmarks for the hospitality industry(Hotel, Conference, Resorts and more).
IngredientMatcher will help you find new or favorite recipes that you can make with the ingredients you already have at home.
Camp Grinsby AB
Camp Grinsby is beautifully situated on the shores of Stora Bör, about 2 km from road E-18. Most plots have lake views.
Fjällängen Ramundberget AB
Fjällängen Ramundberget AB is an established small ski resort with a very strong brand & where the company owns and operates most of things.
Qvanti is a service firm with customers and assignments in the hospitality industry, ordering application FreshX is included in Qvanti’s.
Gokartcity is a race organization company that organizes races for companies, family and friends.
Forsknäckarna i Ekorrsele AB
Forsknackarna offers one of Europe’s best rafting thanks to unique location along vindelälven.
Aros Congress Center
Aros Congress Center is a complete congress and conference facility built for effective meetings in all formats.
Stylt Trampoli is a concept development, interior architecture, design and marketing company that specializes in the hospitality industry.
STHLM Bookings AB
STHLM Bookings AB is a hospitality service that offers sales and service in restaurants, hotels and retail.
V&S Vin & Sprit
V&S Group (V&S Vin & Sprit AB), founded in 1917, is an international producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages.
Filibaba makes curated vegetarian and vegan recipe apps for iPad and iPhone. Filibaba’s mission is to delight users with tastefu
DreamsScanner is an online marketplace where travelers can buy experiences created by local people.
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SystemPartner International is supplier of IT solutions for hotel, restaurant and conference.
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