African Travel has appointed Heidi Podjavorsek sales and marketing manager, based at the tour operator's Glendale, CA, headquarters. Podjavorsek has been West Coast sales manager for the German National Tourist Office, responsible for developing key relationships with travel agencies and tour operators. Prior to that, she served nine years as director of sales for STA Travel, the student travel agency. Born in Germany, Podjavorsek speaks six languages and has visited over 30 countries. African Travel offers luxury vacation packages throughout the African continent. Visit [www.africantravelinc.com].