Jacqueline Gifford is Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure, the preeminent voice for the sophisticated traveler, serving up expert intelligence and the most immersive, inspiring travel lifestyle content anywhere.
Gifford was named Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure in November 2018. Most recently, she was Travel + Leisure’s Travel Director, and has held various senior editorial positions since she joined the leading travel media brand in 2013.
Prior to joining the team at Travel + Leisure, Gifford worked at Brides as travel editor; OK! as features and travel editor; and Vanity Fair as editorial associate. Born in Japan, and raised in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Philadelphia, Gifford has traveled the world extensively. She graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in English.