Skift hires editor to lead Asia expansion
Skift, which covers the travel, restaurant and wellness industries, has hired an editor to be based in Singapore as part of its planned Asia expansion for 2019.
Skift has hired veteran travel industry journalist Raini Hamdi, formerly editor of TTG Asia, as its new Skift Asia Editor, to start ground-level coverage of the travel sector in Asia.
Hamdi has been covering Asia’s travel and tourism industry for 18 years.
Skift has also hired a new head of sales in Asia, Joey Kukielka.
Kukielka is a British expat who spent nine years in Bangkok and is now in Singapore. Kukielka has been working in the luxury travel, publishing industry with Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia since early 2010, and in the capacity of sales director for the past five years.