Raini Hamdi is a veteran business journalist and her beat is hotels and tourism. She is Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Journalist of the Year 2007 and her business features have also won her several regional awards.
Raini is senior editor of Singapore-based TTG Asia Media. She advises the editors on management and editorial direction for all titles, and is directly in charge of TTG Asia Luxury, which she launched in 2012. At TTG Asia Media – Asia’s largest and long-standing travel trade publishing house – she reports directly to managing director Darren Ng.
She was also a contributor to Forbes (www.forbes.com/sites/hamdiraini) and HOTELS magazine.
Raini has written two books, Developing Hospitality Talent, and Living In A Great Big Way.
Her skills are: conceptualising editorial content, launching new publications and special editions, and writing and reporting, particularly business and analytical reports.
Raini is based in Singapore, Bangkok and Zurich.