The U.S. Travel Association has promoted Tori Barnes to executive vice president of public affairs. Previously a lobbyist for General Motors, she joined U.S. Travel late in 2017 as senior vice president of government relations. She will oversee the association’s government relations, communications, research, marketing and grassroots/PAC departments.

Teneo Hospitality Group, a group representation firm, has appointed Victoria Myrand as content and design specialist. In the newly created position, she will expand the company’s digital marketing, social media, email communications, digital advertising and branding services. Myrand had previously worked at several Detroit advertising agencies, prior to creating her own consultancy.