The U.S. Travel Association has hired Angie Briggs as vice president of industry relations. She comes to the organization from Miles Partnership, a consulting agency specializing in destination and hospitality marketing, where she was vice president of new business development for the past eight years. Prior to that she served as vice president of business development at TIG Global.

AirPlus International, a business travel payment solutions provider,  has named Diane Laschet as president and CEO; this is in addition to her current role as Head of Americas. Laschet brings over
20 years of experience in accelerated sales growth from her previous role as managing director of AirPlus in Italy.