Tiffany Dowd is Founder & President of Luxe Social Media, advising luxury travel and luxury brands on social media marketing and online strategy. Since 2009, Tiffany has specialized in online communications and social media marketing management for luxury hotels, destinations, and consumer lifestyle products.
Her prestigious list of luxury clients includes members of Leading Hotels of the World, Relais & Châteaux and Preferred Hotels as well as independent luxury hotels and resorts in the Americas, Europe, Caribbean and Asia.
She is recognized as an online social media influencer in luxury travel as @LuxeTiffany with over 25,000 followers and is a guest blogger and speaker on various social media, public relations, and luxury subjects. Tiffany most recently was an expert panelist at the New York Times Travel Show in January 2013 on social media and how to grow your travel business.
Tiffany is a contributing travel writer to the International Luxury Travel Market (ITLM) TheInsider magazine. She if often featured as a luxury travel expert on Travel + Leisure magazine’s online Twitter chats and has been a co-host for various other international Twitter travel chats. She is a social media journalist for major luxury travel events including Travel + Leisure’s Global Bazaar and ILTM Americas, ILTM Cannes and Limited Edition (LE Miami). Additionally, Tiffany is founder of the popular live Twitter chat, #traveluxe, a discussion around luxury travel which receives over 3.5 million impressions per hour.
For the past decade, Tiffany served as the Director of Sales & Marketing for a luxury boutique hotel in the Caribbean. She is also currently a regional hotel inspector for Condé Nast Johansens luxury hotel guides by Condé Nast UK, the publishers of Vogue, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller and Glamour. Prior to that, she held various roles in marketing and communications in the hospitality industry.
Tiffany holds a Master of Science in Business & Economics Journalism from Boston University’s College of Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California School for Communication & Journalism.