This article showcases our top picks for the best Tennessee 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 Tennessee Hospitality Companies
Prelude Fertility is a reproductive health and technology company with a network of fertility clinics throughout the United States. Prelude mission is to educate women and men about their reproductive health and provide them with the best options, science, and care so they have the opportunity to become a parent when they are ready.
Martin Varsavsky came up with the idea for Prelude Fertility in 2015 and the following year obtained funding from Lee Equity Partners to begin the business. Prelude Fertility began with the acquisition of Reproductive Biology Associates of Atlanta and its sister company, My Egg Bank North America, in 2016.
Since then, the Prelude Network has expanded to include dozens of clinics across the United States. In October 2018, Prelude partnered with NYU’s Langone Health to expand its fertility services.
In March 2019, the Prelude Network partnered with Inception Fertility to create the largest network of fertility clinics in the United States. Prelude Fertility prides itself on enhancing fertility technology and extending the timeframe in which women can have healthy babies.
Home to the largest egg donor bank in North America, Prelude offers clients access to more donor eggs than any other clinic in America. Prelude was founded on the idea that clients shouldn’t have to work with multiple companies to achieve their reproductive goals.
Prelude’s services include IVF, embryo creation and transfer, egg freezing, egg storage, genetic testing and egg donation.. .
Quickcue helps empower restaurants to deliver exceptional hospitality to every guest, every visit, and every time, through a powerful iPad-based platform that goes far beyond the operational benefits of managing a waitlist, reservation book, table assignment and guest notifications. Quickcue untethers guests from the lobby; captures specific guest service preferences and provides the host with valuable information that allows the restaurant to tailor every the dining experience.
Quickcue’s platform allows hosts to offer their guests added convenience and provides managers and servers with context and insights not possible with paper, pencils or pagers. Insights the entire hospitality staff can use to surprise and delight..
Silicone Arts Laboratories
Silicone Arts Laboratories, LLC develops and markets products that enhance physical appearances. It provides AeXP (Anatomical Eye – Experimental), a precise replica of a human eye developed for medical training and medical device testing market; and Dermaflage, a topical scar filler that provides a cosmetic option for concealing recessed scars and skin defects on the face and body without surgery and injections.
The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.. .
SafeSurv is a one size fits all solution for the Food & Beverage / Hospitality / Entertainment industries when it comes to maintaining compliance, and capturing key customer data. The SafeSurv application enables a more streamlined and secure method for checking IDs as well as a first of its kind network where bartenders can worn other fellow bartenders about high risk individuals (think Waze for bartending).
SafeSurv provides key customer insight data to clients who need to know how to where and how to get the biggest return on their marketing efforts. Only SafeSurv provides an in depth look into the behaviors and trends within specific bars / restaurants, and the areas they reside..
Quore is a tool like no other – one that changes the way you work with colleagues, interact with guests, and operate your hotel. Quore is a cloud-based software that has been created to streamline work flow and communication by bringing essential hotel operations into a single location.
by streamlining a hotel’s operations quore promotes and furthers guest satisfaction, staff productivity, cost- containment while considerably increasing a team’s communication and accountability.. .
Westcrete is a Greek travel website. Crete is the largest island in Greece.
The island offers amazing variety, combining snow-capped mountains, rolling hills covered with olive trees and a varied coastline. It is also a mix of tourist resorts, fishing villages, remote settlements, and cities such as Chania and Heraklion.
The site offers its users with information about accommodation, property, destinations, excursions, walks, photos, and maps. The service information that the company offers are emergency, health, car hire, internet, post offices, and banks.
Destinations of the country are beaches, regions, seaside resorts, nature spots, museums, ancient sites, and churches. Westcrete is a U.S.-based company that was founded by Shane Gaddes..
Cooking Channel (www.cookingchanneltv.com) is an entertainment brand dedicated to today’s passionate food lover.
A global research and advisory firm specializing in technologies for the retail and hospitality industries
LocalEats is dedicated to providing the best hand-curated restaurant guide in America. While the company began as Magellan Press, Inc., an independent book publisher which created a popular dining guide for travelers called “Where the Locals Eat,” the guide went completely digital in 2008.
LocalEats was the top paid dining app in the App Store for 2010, according to iTunes, and consistently ranks as a top paid dining app in the travel category. Today the LocalEats iPhone, iPad and Android apps and website are leading sources for the best regional dining information nationwide..
American Physician Partners
American Physician Partners is a new kind of emergency medicine and hospital medicine management company.
Ryman Hospitality Properties
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP) specializes in group-oriented, destination hotel assets in urban and resort markets. Our managed assets include a network of four upscale, meetings-focused resorts totaling 7,795 rooms that are managed by world-class lodging operator Marriott International under the Gaylord Hotels brand.
Other managed assets include Gaylord Springs Golf Links, the Wildhorse Saloon, the General Jackson Showboat and The Inn at Opryland, a 303-room overflow hotel adjacent to Gaylord Opryland.. .
3H Group Hotels has become a prominent and respected name in the hospitality industry since the companys inception.
Parking Management Company
Parking Management Company is a hospitality company that offers valet parking, bellman, and transportation services.
Hampton Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
Hampton Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta is a hospitality company specializing in hotel accommodation services.
Shoney’s Restaurants & Franchising
Shoney’s Restaurants & Franchising is a restaurant specializing in the breakfast buffet and dining services.
nSight for Travel
It guides their decisions on how tehy work as well as inspires their Search Intelligence and Predictive Marketing solutions – keeping us moving in the right direction. They’re always making sure what they do brings their clients closer to the online consumer – that’s their North Star.
And the best way to get close to the travel consumer is to understand how they shop online. As the online travel marketplace evolves, consumer shopping intelligence will become increasingly important for tourism marketers who want to influence the complex shopping journey and stand out online.
Their clients turn these forward-looking shopping insights into action across their organizations in marketing, revenue management and research departments worldwide. From making smarter pricing decisions for future arrival dates and selecting the best partners for international co-op programs to knowing the right consumer profiles to target in Google AdWords.
With nSight, it’s easy to understand how travelers shop and use those insights to make better, consumer-focused decisions that help you grow.. .
Republic Parking System
Republic Parking System manages parking and ground transportation services in more than 70 Airports in North America. Additionally, they operate parking and ground transportation services for municipal and private property owners in more than 60 cities throughout the United States and Central America.
Republic Parking System manages revenues in excess of $330,000,000 annually, operating in 39 states and employing more than 2,800 people. Republic Parking System specializes in customizing their services to fit each client’s individual objectives..
I Love Juice Bar LLC
I Love Juice Bar is a food & beverages company providing smoothies, fruits, and vegetable juices.
We are Southern Made – We use our proprietary technology platforms to build engaging experiences with a dash of Southern hospitality. In a world where cookie cutter campaigns and tactics are the norm, we handcraft distinct, memorable experiences for your brand and your fans.
With deep technology, engagement and usability backgrounds we bring a craftsman style approach along with proprietary tools to build end-to-end experiences for fans to consume, love and share. Our partners trust and value our insight because their goals are our goals.
We help acquire, engage, learn from and retain customers every day. We love data more than coffee (and boy do we love coffee).
Having assisted our clients in aggregating and synthesizing billions of data points over the years, we have a unique perspective and expertise to inspire consumers to share their data with us and to analyze, re-use and report on it for you. Our Creed: Deliver on time.
Keep your word. Love what you do..
The Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants
The Copper Cellar has earned a reputation for Award-Winning Food and Hospitality. With decades of memories, They invite you to visit us for a casual eating experience.
Located in the heart of the Cumberland Avenue (the “Strip”) and out West, Copper Cellar is conveniently located for both fine diners and students alike, making it a favorite dining destination for many.. .
Vision Hospitality Group
Vision Hospitality Group is a hotel management and development company in tune with the changing needs of its valued guests. Guided by its roots, the executive team of the family-owned and operated company places integrity and values at the forefront of each project.
Vision’s strength and perpetual growth are fortified with experience and fueled by the ability to think outside the box. The result is a team that shares a common vision and abides by a culture that further inspires one another, setting the company apart from the rest in today’s competitive hospitality market..
Liberty Party Rental
Liberty Party Rental offer full service event rentals for the Mid-South along with superior customer service.
Skoolie Homes provides education as well as conversion services for turning used school buses into safe, affordable homes.
Gaylord Entertainment, a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn., owns and operates Gaylord Hotels branded properties, including the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville and the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla., and the Radisson Opryland Hotel in Nashville. The company’s entertainment brands include the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium, the General Jackson Showboat, the Springhouse Golf Club, the Wildhorse Saloon and WSM-AM.
Gaylord Entertainment’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GET. For more information about the company, visit www.gaylordentertainment.com..
Strategic Hospitality is a Nashville-based hospitality company responsible for helping to shape the city’s dining landscape.
InnLink is an industry leader with over 22 years of experience and a trusted partner in Central Reservation Services for more than 7,000 hotels, resorts, inns, bed & breakfasts, condominiums and extended-stay properties. Since 1991, InnLink has worked with hotels to increase visibility and maximize revenue potential while staying competitive in the marketplace.
InnLink’s a la carte services are proven to increase your exposure and maximize your revenue. We help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of GDS, travel agents and travel sites.
We also have experienced experts to get your hotel connected and bookable to over 400,000 travel agents and online travel sites. Don’t give your revenue away to your competitors and don’t settle for just your fair share..
Chartwell Hospitality is a hospitality company that offers acquisition, development, and management services.
Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo
Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo is a hospitality company that offers train car hotel rooms.
A. Marshall Family Foods
A. Marshall Family Foods is comprised of eleven family-owned restaurant and hospitality businesses.
Mexican Destinations is the industry in vacation rentals and housing for numerous Mexican resort locations. It offer lodging for nightly, weekend, or weekly rentals with a wide variety of options including private homes, condos, and villa properties.
Not only do book housing, but also offer leisure-related activities.. .
Ideal Mealz helps you to prepare delicious healthy dinners at home, right in your kitchen. We offer a convenient solution to the question at the end of the day: â€œWhatâ€™s for dinner?â€ Thirty new chef-quality recipes each month are posted, complete with a shopping list and cooking instructions.
This subscription recipe site helps you organize yourself so that you can shop in bulk to save money, do all food preparation one time, and then have a healthy dinner for your family. You have less stress, and your family spends more quality time together..
Pour Taste: Jon Yeager
PourTaste is the husband and wife team of Jon and Lindsay Yeager. PourTaste is an America�s first craft cocktail house locator and act as
Rodney’s Soul & Grill Express
Our main goal is to be one of the most successful fast casual soul food restaurants in Tennessee, starting with one stand alone restaurant located on one of Nashville’s major thoroughfares. Rodney’s Soul & Grill Express will strive to be a premier local fast food brand in the local marketplace serving breakfast,lunch, dinner and late night.
We want our customers to have the total experience when visiting our restaurant by offering flat screen tv’s and wi-fi service. We will sell high quality soul food from recipes that has been past down from four generations.
Our main focus will be serving high-quality soul food at a great value.. .
EYES|ONLY serves to connect extraordinary people to exceptional experiences. EYES|ONLY provides hospitality and entertainment brands with the best technology in the world to attract not just another customer but a better one and to engage discerning clientele with best-in-class experiential treatment, perks, secrets, and events.
EYES|ONLY harnesses location-based, mobile, and social technologies to let the world’s premier bars, restaurants, clubs, hotels, and luxury retail destinations target their ideal customers, drive traffic during non-peak hours, craft one-of-a-kind secret menus and experiences, deliver seamless loyalty programs, and analyze customer behavior like never before. The brand also operates a number of consumer-focused luxury products focused on attracting, retaining, and engaging those who like to live life to its fullest.
To learn more: http://eyeson.ly. .
JBI Fish & Wings
Our mission is to serve the Humboldt area with the best Fish and Wings in there town and evenually expand into a bigger business.
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