Xander Kaplan

Xander Kaplan is an e-commerce strategist and former travel editor. Xander began her career at Travel + Leisure as an associate editor from 2004 to 2007. She then became an editor at Condé Nast, where she oversaw travel content for a leading bridal magazine for two years. In 2010, after earning her MBA at Columbia Business School, Xander made the shift into marketing. She worked at Revlon for nearly a decade, holding a variety of digital and e-commerce roles. In 2022, she joined the French-American beauty brand Coty as a senior director of digital and e-commerce.

• 5+ years of experience as a travel editor
• Received a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School
• Received a bachelor’s degree in French from Georgetown University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process