Giulio, who was managing director of Southern Europe at the OTA, has significant experience in senior management and growing businesses in the travel sector. At Expedia he was responsible for all customer facing activities such as promotions, merchandising, product marketing, customer acquisition, retention/loyalty and overall customer satisfaction.
Giulio has also worked in the hospitality sector with Starwood Hotels and Resorts as an account manager where he was responsible for maintaining high levels of luxury customer service to stays.
Hostmaker has grown at a triple-digit rate and has recently expanded from London into seven markets in Cannes, Florence and Madrid and continues to grow on its portfolio in London, Barcelona, Rome, Paris and Lisbon.
Giulio said: “I’m excited to join Hostmaker and help the team to continue to deliver their great service. It is a very exciting time at Hostmaker with the rapid expansion and innovation in the travel segment. It is great to join such a dynamic team and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the company.”
Nakul Sharma, Hostmaker’s CEO and founder, said: “We’re excited about bringing Fabrizio onboard and utilising his vast experience from not only running the Southern Europe team at Expedia, but also how he helped to grow the company from its very early days into the global leader in the travel booking sector.”