This article showcases our top picks for the best The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands Hospitality Companies
Bidroom.com is a membership-based hotel platform with no booking commissions and with up to 25% lower hotel prices for over 120,000 hotels in 128 countries. Founded by Michael Ros and Casper Knieriem in January 2014 in The Hague, it is the world’s first commission-free service of this type that saves revenue for hotels with best-deal hotel prices for frequent travelers.
Bidroom’s mission is to bring more fairness to the hospitality industry by saving hotels from abusive commissions set by big Online Travel Agencies.. .
Lieferando is a mobile app that allows you to order food at over 11,000 restaurants online. Simply enter your zip code and select it from the delivery services shown.
With a mouse click, customer can then view the menus of the restaurants directly at the local computer and then complete the entire order there. At the end, customer can either pay in cash or directly online by credit card, PayPal or by direct transfer.
By the way there is also the free deliveryando.de-app, with which customer can easily order from the way out. So you can go home with your pizza at the same time..
Ask yourself: what is the next disruptive thing in travel? TRVL is breaking down the traditional barriers of the travel market by turning everybody into an amateur travel agent. We deem everybody who does travel research a travel agent and are dedicated to helping them become successful.
This shared economy approach is adding a service level that today is missing. Sign up takes two seconds, you will get: Travel booking website with Booking and Expedia inventory Full access to commissions Sales dashboard Functionality to share and publish hotel recommendations Customizable travel website to set up shop.
A collection of innovative concepts, citizenM is a hotel driven by one desire to create affordable luxury for the people. citizenM is a new breed of hotels welcoming lovers of affordable luxury.
citizenM started as an observation. The world has seen the evolution of a new type of traveler.
These modern individuals are explorers, trekkers, professionals and shoppers. They travel a lot – both long and short haul.
They are independent, share a respect for different cultures and are young at heart. citizenM Hotel reflects and learns from the needs of these new global citizens.
Coming from cities near and far, they share a common desire: affordable luxury for the people. Mobile citizens know what they like in a good hotel and what they don’t need from a bad one.
What they like includes stylish design, great value, the best entertainment, sociable atmosphere, a comfortable bed and big fluffy towels. They need a hotel in a good location but one where they can rest easily.
TAXI2AIRPORT.COMis an online reservation and booking system for airport transfers worldwide.
Global SaaS platform enabling restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels to take online orders across tables, delivery and takeaway
Bagpoint is a platform which enables baggage services. Bagpoint also developed its very own Remote bag drop system which is feasible for different kind of partners, like; Hotels, cruises, train stations and others partners which has close reach to a high travellers audience.
The two solutions combined form a total solution for all stakeholders in the baggage delivery service process.. .
Olery aims to provide the hospitality industry with insights and data generated from the millions of guests reviews published across the internet. With its applications, reports and APIs Olery is an valuable partner for amongst others hotels, restaurants, destination marketing organizations, travel agencies and hospitality software companies.
We continue to actively engage in an open dialogue with all of our customers, and continuously review and refine our products to make them even better. Get in touch with us if you have any questions or comments—we’d love to hear from you..
A platform to find inspiring locals who speak your language, share same values and happy to show you around and arrange whole your trip
4Suites is a Dutch tech company that specializes in cloud based mobile access technology. The company designs and produces innovative embedded hardware.
The hardware is connected to the intelligent cloud platform and can control any electronic lock. 4Suites offers worldwide installation, support and maintenance.
Their mission is to make mobile access available to the world at low cost and at the highest level of security and reliability.. .
Nibblr is a social dining application that connects you with all food lovers around you.They believe that food is a wonderful excuse to get together and share stories. That’s why they created Nibblr, a social dining marketplace that gives you the opportunity to host and attend dinners in your area or city and make new friends in the process.
You can invite people to join your dinner table, or you and your friends can go out to another dinner party just a few blocks away. So many options.
L1NDA is an online work schedule solution that focuses on improving the customers efficiency while making their employees more happy.
Hannah’s is a daytime activities place where people with intellectual disabilities can learn and develop.
Foundation Quietroom label
The Quiet Room® label, developed in 2104 by the Dutch Knowledge Centre Sound Insulation (KGI), provides guidelines and an objective standard for the (absence of) noise pollution in hotel rooms. The independent Quietroom Foundation grants the QR certificates and monitors the quality of the QR label and products adherence to its standards.
At present, over 155 hotels in Europe have been certified and there is growing interest from the US market. Also, there is huge interest among travellers who can find out about certified hotels through the foundation’s website, www.quiethotelroom.org/en The product is the Quiet Room® label and a certification service for hotels that wish to acquire the label.
However, in our marketing we do no solely target hotels, we also target travellers who are looking for quiet hotel rooms. Through our website www.quiethotelroom.org, which has a rapidly growing audience, we promote the QR-label and provide information on the QR-certified hotels and related topics.
It is through this online channel that we believe we can establish a link between your and our services. We don’t need to tell you how important traveller’s reviews have become to the success of hotels; it is also a well-known fact that noisy hotel rooms top the list of hotel guest’s complaints.
Now that a substantial number of hotels have acquired the label and more will do so in the course of 2017, we want to extend our online services by providing a dedicated search and booking engine for QR-certified hotels on our website.. .
Life is about the way you experience it. Improving this experience is the central tenet of hospitality.
Hospitality after all, is about the art of service, the fine craftsmanship involved in making people feel at home. In the information age we believe this luxury hospitality ethic should be the vocal point of technology: ensuring a radical yet seamless improvement of life.
Our vision is to improve human safety through the careful application of best practice UX design, AI technology and luxury hospitality philosophy. Because, just like hospitality, safety should he a seamless experience.
UXH – artificial intelligence in yachting.. .
Clay is a wireless, cloud-based smart lock technology company founded in 2012 and based in Amsterdam. We are a team of 22 developers, technology lovers, and innovative thinkers and locking technology is our business.
Experience the benefits of a smart lock offering, access control expertise, proven technologies, global support and installation network without becoming a manufacturer or making extensive investments. With Clay Locking Platform, you can leverage your brand and use our technology to pass along the convenience of wireless access control and smart locks to your customers..
Hospitality Net is an online resource for hospitality and hotel news, market reports, columns, staff movements, industry events, jobs, supplier news, and industry links. It publishes content on topics such as real estate and investment, hotel openings, social media, revenue management, food and beverage, innovation, education and learning, technology, and more.
Hospitality Net has different editions based on the regions of the readers such as global, Asia Pacific, Caribbean, Europe, Central and South America, Middle East and Africa, and U.S.A. and Canada.
Hospitality Net was launched in 1995 and is operated from Maastricht, Netherlands. It is a part of the Hsyndicate network..
Roompot is a provider of holiday parks and active in the management and operation of parks and campsites. Roompot Parks offers its loyal guests attractive holiday destinations in the Netherlands and Germany, both on the coast and in the woods.
There is a strong presence of parks in the province of Zeeland, and a variety of residences in an attractive natural environment in the interior.. .
With more than 3 decades of experience with the Point of Sale (POS) scene, AKAM is certainly not wet behind the ears. Once the ‘challenger’ within this immense competitive market and now a trustworthy and successful organisation.
The idea was simple, we wanted to change the market with genuine personal involvement, innovative solutions and extensive professional knowledge. Through this way of thinking we have been able to establish a network of partners with manufacturers, resellers and the end users.
This ‘challenger’ mentality is to this day still our motivation. That is why we decided, after years of intensive collaboration with Firich Enterprise Corporation (FEC), that it was time to take the next step as a ‘challenger’.
In 2017, this resulted in the acquisition of AKAM by FEC, a very successful listed POS manufacturer, which has specialized in the development and production of distinctive POS solutions since the last century. This acquisition has made it possible to guarantee continuity, availability and new developments in the coming years.
The acquisition also offers a shorter channel with the manufacturer and the means to facilitate the market faster and better. In recent years, we have been able to expand our range considerably.
POS terminals divided into 4 categories; The All-In-One POS terminals; the Panel Pos terminals; The Box POS terminals and of course the Mobile POS terminals. Associated POS peripherals such as ticket printers, label printers, barcode scanners, cash drawers and custom displays.
IRECKONU, designs and develops forward-thinking cloud-based or hybrid (cloud/on-premise) hospitality software solutions.
SmartHOTEL has over 20 years of experience within the Hospitality Industry. Our Origins “SmartHOTEL 1.0” started with our SmartPMS.
Over time this Property Management System evolved with the demand of the Hotel industry. It lead us to become integration experts with a broad knowledge of Online Distribution.
We know the exact challenges hoteliers of all kinds face each day. This led us to become Online Distribution Integration Specialists and “SmartHOTEL 2.0” was established.
We became well-known with our Channel Management solution and as the technology provider behind Oracle’s Micros Channel Manager. With our great likeminded Hospitality partners, SmartHOTEL is becoming more and more a Hospitality Online Distribution Connectivity Hub, hence our future vision of “SmartHOTEL 3.0”.
This vision has been conceived together with our preferred partner Oracle. Strong and ever evolving technology combined with our knowledge of the Hospitality Industry, will let us create Smart & Simple Hotel Software Solutions with tailored service.
This helps the hotelier capture the ultimate guest experience. Our future is looking very bright..
A booking and management system for surfers. Bookinglayer is a combination of a PMS, activity scheduler, and a booking form, tailored for surf related businesses such as surf camps, lodges, resorts, schools and artificial wave parks.
Features include: online booking form, online payments, financial reporting, real-time calendar, activity scheduling, consumer app, backoffice app, QR codes, RFID integrations and more third party integrations such as Gmail and Mailchimp.. .
Xotels offers hotel management services for independent hotels, increasing both top and bottom line financial results. With its innovative best practices, and proven techniques it makes hotels leaders in its local market and outperforms their competitive set.
Xotels has also developed hotel revenue management system, which brings a new methodology of yield to the hospitality industry. It allows hotels to be better informed to make better wuality pricing dicisions and optimize their distribution mix.
The cloud based yield algorithm drives both RevPar and Goppar for hotels. The HotelScienz revenue management software is used by hotel revenue manager, sales directors as well as regional operations and corporate asset managers, providing different levels of insight and helicoptor view dashboard and reporting.
Xotes is a leading firm in the domain of revenue management in the hotel and hospitality industry.. .
PPHE Hotel Group
Everyone enjoys staying in a modern hotel with cutting- edge facilities and inviting guestrooms, but nothing beats warm and friendly service delivered with a genuine smile. Established in 1989 with the acquisition of a hotel in Eindhoven in the Netherlands, PPHE Hotel Group has grown and now boasts 38 hotels.
Our development pipeline includes four new hotel projects, all of which are located in London. In addition, we have one extension and reconfiguration project in London.
These developments are expected to add approximately 900 new rooms to our portfolio by the end of 2016 and an additional 500 rooms by the end of 2019. Our high-quality portfolio offers an attractive geographical spread.
In addition, our integrated approach of hotel and brand ownership and operation enables us to spread risk and pursue carefully selected development opportunities to the benefit of PPHE Hotel Group and our partners. Our multi-brand approach allows us to tailor our offering to specific markets and our partnership with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group provides access to one of the industry’s most powerful distribution and marketing networks.
At PPHE Hotel Group we invest in every aspect of the hotel business, from construction and hotel management to team member learning and development. Ultimately, we understand that it is our people who define our brands and every member of our team is dedicated to inspiring our guests with passion.
Allow us to inspire you with our corporate profile.. .
Guestmeter is a cloud-based SaaS guest feedback management software sold on a monthly subscription basis to hospitality companies. It helps hospitality industry professionals capturing guest feedback by sending guest satisfaction surveys via international SMS, E-mail or printable QR Cards at the point of experience.
Guestmeter also identifies happy and unhappy guests before they published negative online reviews and turns your guest experience into more positive reviews on Tripadvisor or Google Reviews and other review sites. To start a free trial, visit https://www.guestmeter.com.
Seats2meet.com provides a platform for the digital bohemians and independent professionals as well as corporate nomads to unleash their creative powers. They give you access to innovative workspaces and meetingspaces where you can easily connect and collaborate with others.
They ask their guests to identify their expertise in Seats2meet.com Connect. This allows us to match the total knowledge available in the network to those who are in need of this knowledge.
This is how they bring the supply and demand of knowledge together.. .
Luxury Hospitality Group
Our vision: Setting the Luxury Hospitality Standard for business and people, globally. Our mission: Our services and training programs are focused on achieving unrivaled guest satisfaction across all luxury industries.
We do this by working with our clients on preventative risk management, offering a structured approach to quality assurance management, team composition, training and development, and retention services for staff and management in the maritime industry, luxury hotels and resorts and private estates. Our focus is on preventing loss, lowering the cost of ownership, improving return on investment, creating high performing teams, and improving retention of staff to create ultimate guest experiences and delivering the highest levels of guest satisfaction.
LH is co-founded by the world’s leading expert in 7* hospitality, a man who has over 20 years of experience in the branche, having served as fleet hospitality and event manager of the world’s most impressive motor yachts including MY Octopus, MY Lady Moura and MY Tatoosh The other co-founder is a maritime service industry bizdev executive with over 30 years of experience with industry leaders such as Shell, Maersk and DNV GL, having been responsible for over $1.3 billion of revenue generated in past jobs.. .
Vion Food Group
Vion is an international meat producer with production locations in the Netherlands and Germany and sales support offices in thirteen countries worldwide. Their three divisions: Pork, Beef and Food Service, provide fresh pork and beef, and by-products for retail, foodservice and the meat processing industry.
They supply customers in their home markets of the Netherlands and Germany, as well as in other countries all over the world. Their headquarters are located in Boxtel, the Netherlands..
Hotelgift is gift card-based booking platform that ensures hotel booking in various cities around the world.
Restoranto is a digital menu that can be used to book, (pre) order, and pay directly in restaurants. Restoranto works in an innovative way that uses fluctuating prices based on supply and demand.
Because of Restoranto’s dynamic pricing system, a meal might be cheaper on a Tuesday afternoon compared to a busy Saturday evening. Restoranto offers pre-orders too, so your food can be ready when you are.
For every meal that is booked through us, we donate a meal to a child in need.. .
Tribes provides inspiring workplaces, starting from our Network Access memberships, virtual offices and meeting rooms.
At WELBO they believe in a future in which social robots and people join forces to offer the best possible service together. A robot is the ideal colleague for repetitive or time-consuming tasks, so that people can focus on personal contact and high-quality service.
Their mission: ‘Create an experience for your guests and transform your organization through new experiences with social robots that continue to grow and learn …’ About us They help their customers with high-quality robotics solutions. They improve your business processes and guarantee the privacy of your customers and the safety of your data at every stage.
WELBO is ISO27001 certified and the execution is in the hands of experts with years of experience in robotics. In addition, they would like to share with you the expertise of their partners Receptel and Qmatic, specialists in hospitality and customer journey management .
You are assured of a very strong – and not to forget: very nice – team that gives your company a sustainable edge in the digital future.. .
You’ve been there. You’re out and about and looking for a clean restroom.
Not an easy task! That’s why we’ve created 2theloo! 2theloo is offering clean sustainable restrooms to shoppers and travellers throughout the world in highstreets, gas stations, trainstations and shopping malls.. .
Caliber.global focuses on finding the best logistics solutions for projects, anywhere in the world. We make the global supply chain for furniture, fixtures & equipment and all other non-merchandise items easier, faster and more efficient.
Caliber is part-technology company, part 4PL-service provider. With our self-developed project logistics IT solution (‘MyCaliber’) we connect customers, suppliers, carriers and general contractors.
This enables us to manage clients’ orders and the transportation to project job sites with unparalleled levels of control, coordination and (cost) transparency.. .
Hoteliers.com is a one-stop e-commerce shop for hotels helping individual hotels to generate more direct business
Hotel Booker B.V. is a European online travel agency focusing on short trips and offering special arrangements for consumers.
Active in 6 countries (Netherlands, Germany, belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark) with more than 110 employees and 3 offices in Haarlem (NL), Stockholm (SE) and Berlin (GER). Domains: HotelSpecials.nl, BungalowSpecials.nl, HotelAanbiedingen.nl, HotelCadeau.nl, GiftFor2.nl, ferienparkspecials.de, hotelspecials.de, hotelspecials.se, hotelspecials.dk, hotelspecials.no, hotelsopecials.be Revenue per year: Euro 100m through more than 3000 hotels.
Orange Hotel Marketing
Orange Hotel Marketing is full-service growth agency specialised in high-end hospitality. Rather than transactional value, today’s hotel guest is driven by branded experiences in a global digital economy.
They believe in the power of hotels that tap into these opportunities of the fast-changing hospitality market. They love to pro-actively guide the finest hotels through a highly dynamic environment and help them grow and thrive.
They therefore blend creativity with data and offer the required expertise and tools to step up the game. Through transparency and an eye for detail they build genuine partnerships with hotels to help them succeed beyond sales..
HENDI supplies kitchen appliances, kitchen tools, buffet items, tableware, bar tools, and barbecues for the hospitality industry.
Butlaroo provides a mobile platform that facilitates an intuitive and integrated way of interaction between guests and staff at hospitality venues. It enables its users’ guests to call waiters, ask for bills, and order directly from their places using their smartphones.
Butlaroo was founded by Lucas Duwaer and Daniël Duwaer in 2014.. .
Da Vinci Kliniek
Da vinci kliniek is a hyperbaric medicine clinic that specializes in providing treatment for wound healing, skin, and tissue damage.
Viggo Hotel TV is pioneering cloud-based hospitality media services for the hotel industry. The team behind Viggo TV has several years of experience from the hospitality and technology industries.
Their Head office in Amsterdam sells and supports their resellers and partners from around the world. The hospitality sector has some major challenges to overcome, namely how to reach new travelers and how to keep the existing travelers by creating a unique experience.
Part of the experience and challenge lie in communication. The solution is to establish an online community that will bring the traveling community tangible value..
EATzers is an online food booking portal that offers food booking services along with food delivery and takeaways.
Freetime Company specializes in supporting high-level experts in the hospitality sector with smart technology knowledge for booking system.
Hoteliga BV is a cloud-based hotel management system that allows you to perform with ease the daily functions of your hotel. Hoteliga is a Property Management System with its own booking engine and channel manager all in one.
It is an innovative and fresh look in the way that hotels do their business. .
Boboli is a leader in the world of Mediterranean bread. Since 1998, we have baked special bread for various supermarkets, airline companies, gas stations and company restaurants worldwide.
Traditionally, our bread is prepared and that will test you! We work ” custom made ” which means we meet the specific needs of our customers, which can be found under our brand name Boboli or as a private label. By working this way we remain distinctive!.
AmsterdamTourist.infois an all-in-one destination guide for tourists and travelers visiting Amsterdam.
Guest House Czaar Peter
Guest House Czaar Peter is a guesthouse that provides all types of room and services.
Pieterpad BV, Bijblauw
BijBlauw is situated in two beautifully renovated monumental buildings in Pietermaai, one the most vivid parts of the city.
Photobooths-huren.nl is a marketplace and comparison site for rental of Photobooths, active in Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. It is both B2B and B2C as both companies (for marketing purposes and company parties) and consumers (for weddings, parties) can use the website.
It charges a commission on successful bookings and so far generated it first $0.5M in revenue (GMV). It is currently the largest of its kind in the Netherlands and Belgium, with over 125 photobooths from over 5 different operators online..
Horeca Groningen is an online portal that provides information about job vacancies in the catering and hospitality sectors.
Hospitality Jobs Worldwide. Online job board dedicated to professionals, talents, managers, executives, investors and employers in hospitality.
Complete ATS (applicant-tracking-system) and Corporate Jobs (work-at) website integration available.. .
EBN-Veiligheidsdienst provides the total integrated security chain, having an effective and efficient solution.
Safe & Sound Tenten
Safe & Sound offers SALES of new and used stretch tents, rentals specially designed & immediate availability of a WIDE SCALA tents.
24 foodservice is a part of Group 1602 and provides food and hospitality solutions to remote areas in Africa and Middle East.
Sparkling Trading Business is more than just delivering a service or product, it’s more about experience, sustainable hospitality.
Debuut is a company that has been involved in the management and development of catering establishments.
Batavia Coffee is a company that started with one goal; wear Their passion for coffee over the rest of the Netherlands. Where no one would think of a wine where eight grape varieties from 12 countries are thrown together, and a good whiskey is not mixing, Dutch for their coffee is not nearly as critical.
And while coffee is the most consumed beverage in the Netherlands! With freshly ground beans and various zetmethodes They thought They had already had the potential of coffee or removed. Until Jits Krol in South Korea Dutch Coffee discovered.
The taste was so overwhelming that They decided to return to English Coffee Netherlands.. .
Shotjepedia offers an entertainment application that allow its users to advertise and sell shots at a diverse range.
Xenox Music & Media
Xenox Music & Media is a full Service company for music, image and narrowcasting company
Hartman en zn Horeca
Hartman en zn Horeca is an e-commerce company for catering and industrial kitchen equipment.
BeschermdWonen.nlis the starting point for anyone who wants to live or seek information about protected living.
De Zalen van Zeven
De Zalen van Zeven is an event management company that provides room rental, catering, conference, business meetings & hospitality services.
Reclavilt specializes in marketing and advertising services on beer coasters for hospitality sectors.
The Highlander guests to be able to express themselves, experiment and add colour to their stay, translate ideas and feelings into reality.
Droombos Natuurvakanties is a portal where you can search and find nature houses.
Blue fire offers customized interactive kiosk that serve the retail and hospitality industry with payment and registration services.
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