Hostmaker is a full-service hospitality start-up that gives Airbnb, as well as alternative hosting companies, access to a team of hotel-standard housekeepers and concierges. Hostmaker also offers professional design services, photography, pricing optimisation, guest communication and even home maintenance for hosts. Managed by a team of hospitality experts, it is a support network that allows the hosts to deliver an experience that rivals major hotels. Founder Nakul Sharma has worked at the world’s biggest hotel chains, including Starwood Hotels and the InterContinental Hotels Group. Launched in July 2014, Hostmaker is currently operational in London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome. As the lead agency in London, Caro Communications is working to raise the profile of Hostmaker, while supporting PR teams in Barcelona, Paris and Rome.