Jacqui Gifford is the senior editor at Travel + Leisure, where she edits features and covers everything from food and wine to the hottest hotel openings of the year. Her first feature at Travel + Leisure: editing Richard Alleman’s “Insider’s Guide to Napa Valley.” Prior to joining the team at T+L, she worked at Condé Nast Brides as the travel editor (2010–2103); OK! Magazine (2002–2009) as features and travel editor; and Vanity Fair (2002–2005) as editorial associate. Born in Japan, and raised in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Bucks County, Pennsylvania, she has traveled the world extensively, including the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Television appearances include NBC’s Today, Fox News, NY1, and QVC.