This article showcases our top picks for the best Sweden based Travel companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Travel 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 Travel 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.. .
Triple is a marketplace for social traveling where anyone can host experiences for travelers.
Skipper is a meeting place for boats and boaters. Private individuals and companies can announce their boat rent for free.
The boat can hire everyone whose skills and experience are on the boat owner’s behalf. The boat owner decides who to rent their boats..
IAMRUNBOX is an active lifestyle brand that designs backpacks and packing solutions for active urbans. Its design is inspired by endurance sports and high fashion, always true to the motto city born- made for motion.
With a focus on ergonomics and smart packing, it develops carrying solutions for any active day of the week. It was established in 2015 in Lund, Sweden, out of a love for travel and a passion for running..
Avionero is developing the next generation flight search service. This service is inspired by the vast unmet needs of modern travelers who are left frustrated and abandoned in their search for personalized flight travel options online.
The existing flight search engines (e.g. Skyscanner, momondo) are based on the logic, technology and UX created back in the ‘90s.
This means that they a) are built on the predetermined assumptions about the behavior of the user (e.g. assuming that a user visiting the platform already has their travel destination and dates in mind) and b) drastically limit flight search personalisation opportunities through outdated technological frameworks.
As a result, user trust in the search engines is low, while the frustration is high. Avionero is well positioned to break this paradigm.
It has developed and pre-validated (TRL-6) the first prototype of the flight search service that truly puts the user in the driving seat while searching for their dream flight travel online. With the combination of powerful AI technology and an easy-to-use interface, Avionero provides a much convenient flight search service.
While leaving the user in control, its smart system gives them the freedom to efficiently explore and personalize.. .
Entropia Universe is an advanced 3D online virtual environment with a developed planetary system providing a way of getting to know new games or to learn new things. It has published a number of official tutorial videos on its YouTube channel.
Each planet of this environment offers a wide variety of exciting entertainment. Users can travel between the planets through space and socialize with people from all over the world.
The Entropia Universe economy is built on an advanced micro-payment system, giving users as participants a freedom-of-choice. It was launched in 2003..
GuidePal is a technology company that helps brands create and distribute destination content and allow people to experience the world through their trusted brand’s perspective. Likewise, our discerning users – from over 170 countries – use the GuidePal app to collect all their favorite places in beautiful, personalized guides, and can then easily share their tips and memories with loved ones.
GuidePal is filtering out the noise for an unforgettable experience.. .
Tripbirds is a travel site providing hotel listings by integrating with Facebook and Instagram and enabling travelers book hotels online.
Yebo!World offers an application that enables travelers to log and share their experiences with the other users. It enables them to show the places they’ve been and what they are interested in by making social CVs.
Yebo!World facilitates a virtual collection hunt that enables it customers to obtain points, keys, and badges to buy virtual goods. Yebo!World was founded by Gunnar Lindberg Arneby in September 2014.
It is based in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
iRezQ has developed an app that can save lives in traffic. iRezQ has developed a patent pending app using the GPS and accelerometer sensors in a smartphone.
Through intelligent algorithms in the App, it determines if a person is involved in an accident and automatically reports to a rescue center that can be handled via a portal developed by iRezQ. A warning is immediately sent off to other users of the same app of the danger nearby.
The user can choose to add a list of ICE-kontact that should be alerted if there is an incident reported. A user can choose to add personal medical information that will be available for the rescue services at the scene at wish..
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Owegoo simplifies the way of how you book your travel online. Explore destinations based on activities and compare flights and hotels – all in one place.
Tell Owegoo what you want to do – “I want to go to a place where I can visit an art museum and my family can visit a zoo and play golf, and we also want to practice our spanish” – and by one click Owegoo make the price and destination comparison. Easier than ever before..
Etraveli is an Online Travel Agent in the Nordic region, offering a wide range of airline tickets, hotel accommodations, and other travel related services. It operates in 46 countries on 5 continents through brands such as Supersaver/Supersavertravel, Gotogate, and Travelstart.
In Sweden, the company also operates the price comparison website Flygresor.se. With a booking value of over 10 billion SEK in 2015, Etraveli is one of Europe’s three largest air-centric Online Travel Agents..
Avinode provides the leading platform “Marketplace”, which is a tool for air operators and flight brokers to buy and sell aircraft charter.
Voyage by me is the first Internet platform in Scandinavia where travelers can design their dream trip with a local travel expert. Voyage by me enables the traveler to be introduced to a worldwide selection of local travel agents.
The web site short passes the middleman, thus cutting the price for the travelers ! Local tour operators know their country better than anyone, they have access to the best insider tips in their area. Last but not least, they are flexible and can customize the trip according to the very specific travelers wishes..
UbiGo offers simplified everyday travel for urban households and businesses by integration all means of transport into on service, all in one app, all in one contract and all on one bill. UbiGo was successfully tested in the most comprehensive evaluated integrated mobility pilot in Gothenburg and the service is now launched in Stockholm.
The subscription typically includes public transport, car sharing, taxi, car rental, bike sharing and offers flexible price models. UbiGo work with local partners in cities outside Sweden, shortening the time and securing a successful establishment of the service..
Safeture is a personal mobile safety and security management platform and app that caters to the business traveller´s safety.
Paxport is a company that connects providers and sales channels through it’s automated merchandising and distribution system.
Zoomability sells and develops four-wheel drive vehicles powered by electricity to create a new kind of freedom of movement and driving enjoyment for everyone. The company believes that everyone has equal rights to make use of everything that is offered in the community.
Zoomability creates and offers freedom to everyone who encounters obstacles in their daily lives. It is on a mission to increase access to nature and changing other obstacles into new possibilities..
Svenska Resenatverket AB
Svenska Resenatverket AB is a Sweden’s largest network of travel sites. They operates and develops websites which focus mainly in travel.
ArrivalGuides is the world’s largest distributor of destination content, with over 340 distribution partners using our library of destination information, including photos and videos, to improve customer interaction, experience, loyalty and transactions with their brand. Our distribution network of major global, influential brands use ArrivalGuides’ destination content to drive their travel business across all platforms and digital communications including apps, booking confirmations, newsletters and touchscreens.
ArrivalGuides represents more than 550 official tourist boards and destinations, who manage their own destination information, using a simple content management system (CMS), to create themes and organize content including photos and videos. OTA’s, search engines, airlines, cruise companies, tour companies and travel operators comprise our distribution partner network, where destination information is provided online in websites, as downloadable guides, inflight entertainment screens, apps, booking confirmations, newsletters, social media and Smart TV apps.
These distribution partners, including Aer Lingus, Hello World, rentalcars.com and Etihad, use our destination library to reach and influence millions of travelers every day. B2C site: www.arrivalguides.com B2B site: www.arrivalguides.biz.
Flype is a platform that enables retailers to ship parcels internationally with daily travelers.
Inflight Service Group
Inflight Service Group provides a range of services to airlines, ferries and cruise ship lines, and airport retailers in Nordic and Baltic countries. It offers services in the areas of purchasing and logistics, distribution, market intelligence, marketing, and information technology aspects.
The company provides alcoholic beverages (wines and spirits), perfumes and cosmetics, confectionary products, accessories, and tobacco goods. It also owns and operates airport shops..
Holiday Drive Scandinavia AB
Holiday Drive Scandinavia AB is a Swedish Carental broker selling to the Scandinavian B2B industry
SkiStar offers wonderful ski trips and ski holidays to fantastic ski resorts in both Sweden, Norway and Austria.
Vacation Relation in a new website that provides a social tool for people who have upcoming vacations. Rather than attempting to create a new community, Vacation Relation leverages existing social media sites like Facebook, and allows users to explore, connect and communicate to others vacationing alongside them.
Our unique technological approach utilizes the valuable information that is already available in these social media sites. We aggregate demographic user data and reorganize it into a clean, user friendly interface that allows users to â€œSocialize Their Vacationâ€ before they ever arrive.
Current travel sites use the term â€œsocial travelâ€ but only allow users to share information amongst existing friends. Vacation Relation connects users that have never met before and transforms a virtual connection into a real life relation when they arrive.
All communication is done through the user’s existing social networks (Facebook and LinkedIn). These conversations combined with statistical data also allow users to plan and book their vacation based on socialistic aspects.
This functionality does not exist in the current online travel market. Mission Statement: To provide users with a better overall vacation experience through the use of their existing social media.
We want to help people â€œSocialize Their Vacationâ€.. .
GoAllinc is an online tour operator that produce and sell exclusively all inclusive travel packages. The team behind the company has unique experience selling online travel since the mid 90’s.
It is a niched travel product that helps customers get the most out of their holiday. Travellers range from new families to seasoned globetrotters seeking the expertise from our team of all-inclusive travel lovers.
The product with all inclusive travel packages have existed for decades. There are other online players out there offering a product closely related to Allinc’s packages.
Therefore it comes down to the staff, product and processes if GoAlinc shall repeat the success story from earlier travel ventures. Everyone involved at Allinc has succeeded before in the exact same type of extremely competitive environment, in the same industry..
Luleå Travel AB
Lulea Travel has been operating in Arctic regions and traveling for years, choosing Luleå to call our home.
OnSpotStory offers a guide app that can be tailored and customized by combining cutting edge technology with innovative storytelling.
Sjöhem is Sweden’s first niche residential site focusing on sea and seaside properties throughout the country. Here you will find everything from fleeting villas on the coast to a red summer cottage on a lake you can not name.
The common factor for all objects? The proximity to the rolling blue. Instead of searching visitors from a city or municipality as a visitor, Sjöhem is based on a unique search function.
You filter based on how many kilometers you can plan to travel from a specific location, and then get up a radius of objects. Through this type of search, you expand your search area and hopefully discover items you might otherwise be missing.
Perhaps your new dream place is in a place you previously did not even know.. .
Ezy provides airline e-commerce technologies services that include content management systems, IBE, payment solutions, and mobile apps.
We believe that it should be as easy to plan and book activities for outdoor enthusiasts, as it is for urban tourists. NordicAdventours.com is a platform to explore the countless possibilities to get outdoors in Scandinavia and to find, compare and book the right guide, equipment or adventure tour.
NordicAdventours.com is not just another package holiday booking platform, mass-market travel site or marketplace for urban activities. Instead, our clients are adventure travellers who value independence over the convenience of packages, are outdoorsy people who are curious to try new activities or people that get on a nature adventure for the first time and might appreciate some help.
For all these Adventourists who like to explore the Nordic wilderness we provide a platform to do so; spent less time planning and more in nature. NordicAdventours.com is the only platform providing true niche relevance for active travellers heading for Scandinavia..
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.. .
Bontrax is a digital platform for a an active outdoor experience based on dynamic building blocks . Our Vision is to build an environment for amazing and safe visit in nature for all our members based on • Safety • Sustainability • Accessibility • Inspiration • Devotion to and Love for nature Our goal is also to cooperate with partners who promote sustainability and Eco-turism in its region.
Membership will be free of charge. However some functions will be subscription based on our IOS/Android APP –functions depending on our users requorements e.g.
maps , weatherforecast etc. etc.
IOS/Android APP will work offline during your stay in nature and as a offers service as notifications in real time about events nearby when connected gain to net work We also works in full force with social media. to deliver our own content with stories,images,videos and interacting , publishing m aterial from our partners including content from our members.
All present digital channels: – APP: Bontrax – WWW:https:// bontrax.com – Facebook:facebook.com/bontrax – Instagram: bontrax – Youtube: – Twitter: #bon_trax Tumblr: bontrax. .
Geely Innovation Centre Management AB
Innovating New Technology I Göteborg AB offers assisting business visitors, taxi & shuttle booking, conference & catering service.
Yachtcharter-Göteborg is a type of Adventure travel that is done on chartered yachts.
Destination Järvsö AB
Destination Järvsö is the hub of a destination with attractions like Skiing, cycling, culture and world heritage.
This is Åre AB
Åre provides an exclusive range of private property and events combined with care and hospitality facilities.
LapplandMedia AB is a media production company & a film and image bank that deals with online photography and cinematography.
AW Travel Group AB
AW Travel Group AB is a luxury travel operator that offers unique travel experiences.
Curiooso was created by avid travelers, for avid travelers. Among theirselves and their friends a pain point that always comes up is deciding where to travel and what to do there.
They’ve been through the endless group chats, Facebook groups and spreadsheets. So they got to thinking.
Why does it have to be so complicated to decide on such a great experience? The answer is: it doesn’t. That’s why they created Curiooso.
They put the user first and believe in simplicity. For us, intuitive visual interactions are key.
They are dedicated to providing you with a solution that not only is easy, but also fun to use. So if you usually struggle to make travel decisions with your friends, give their smart travel manager a try.
Sign up and join us!. .
Linkon was founded in 2000. The company is an independent and neutral supplier of online booking system solutions for the travel industry.
The company covers the most important parts for completion of a booking and delivers solutions for online booking, distribution, payment and settlement. The system is owned and built by Linkon, which means that time to market is very short and that they can offer both flexible and cost effective solutions!.
BookaBoat is the first self-serviced electrical boat rental in the Nordics. Their idea is to help people to hang out and enjoy life for a moment.
They do that by providing splendid and self-serviced electrical boats in the canals of Malmö. Easy, flexible, spontaneous.
It is their wish that this service is available for as many as possible, and give everyone the opportunity to create their own new lovely memories. They think they are getting there.
Thousands of people have now taken trips in their boats, among them they have had (that they know of) two marriage proposals, and one bride that together with her maids arrived with one of their boats to her marriage ceremony. Their boats are 100% electric and the electricity they use is 100% produced from wind power.
By using their boats you contribute to keep emission in the city center down and also help minimize noise pollution.. .
A place where travellers search for accommodations and local experiences, they can apply to hosts offers by using their talents as a currency. Hosts publish their projects requesting help for their projects and offer accommodation and local experiences.
TRAVEL Platform Every journey and experience is unique, and the longer you do it the richer it is. You will be able to visit more places when you travel while continue to build your career or improve your talent by volunteering in another country with its unique culture and language. You will save the money for the accommodation and money when exploring around since you will count on the Local’s advice.
EXCHANGE More than exchanging with your talent or profession you will exchange with your life experience. Working together in a project with different new partners from around the world will enrich you and them not only by sharing knowledge but experiences and culture, improving both your personal and professional life.
Growing possibilities are endless. All by sharing.
LEARN How much can you learn from another culture? To get to know new cultures in today’s world is really an asset. Learning different culinary arts, peoples idiosyncrasy, work behaviours and more is really an experience everyone should have.
You will keep learning and be travelling while improving your professional skills all around the world. OUR MISSION Make things differently! By building a sharing community of professional skills, real travel adventures and truly life experiences.
GD Upplevelser AB
GO DREAM is a Danish company offering a wide range of a large number of different exciting experiences for its clients.
Stockholm Adventures is an outdoor activities’ company which offers guided, private-guided and self-guided tours in and around Stockholm.
eBuilder Travel focuses on the end-to-end travel and expense management process. Numerous large public and private sector organizations rely on eBuilder Travel solutions.
eBuilder Group is a leading provider of cloud solutions.. .
Luxury & beyond AB
Luxury Beyond is the redefinition of luxury tourism and leisure travel, the most extensive information and services in all focus areas.
Hertz Biluthyrning is a car rental company that provides customers to rent cars for all occasions.
Stay4Golf is a company that offers the Scandinavians long-stay sun and heat trips during the cold season.
nord4real offers a community-based platform that enables locals to find travelers and provide them with tour guide services.
DreamsScanner is an online marketplace where travelers can buy experiences created by local people.
Visitvasteras advertises its titular locale with exotic photographs and enticing copy and descriptions.
Forsbergs Fritidscenter I Hyssna
Forsbergs Fritidscenter I Hyssna is specialized in motor homes and caravans.
Pergament Travel AB
Pergament Travel AB experts in holiday travel trips such as girl travel,companies travel for fantastic destination.
Reseplaneraren.com specializes in comparison solution for booking airline tickets and affordable hotels.
Traveletto is a marketplace where travelers can search for lodging, tours and events. For more information about Traveletto, please visit
Luu Travel AB
Luu Travel AB is a travel agency that arranges trips to the USA and other places that customers want to go to.
Sparreholms Slott provides summer day trip, luxurious castle accomodation and riding and museal weekends.
Octa GTM Travel
Octa GTM Travel – focusing on developing tools for travel management and technology to support low cost booking engines for travel agencies. The company has a uniqe technology for travel agencies, as well as corporations ranging from medium sized businesses to multinational enteprises, to handle their profile databases, regardless of the underlying booking, payment or business management software provider.
This does help the customers to keep cost control and being able to act on the travel policies set up by the company or travel manager.. .
Apollo Travel Group
Apollo is one of the Nordic region’s leading travel agencies, with almost 400 employees and a million travellers annually.
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