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Gloria Bohan
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Gloria Bohan

President and CEO – Gloria Bohan launched Omega World Travel in 1972 as a small-town storefront travel agency. Today, Omega is the top woman-owned business in the U.S.

Gloria is a very hands-on owner, focusing on strategic partnerships and long term direction of the organization. Gloria is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, where she also serves as a trustee and holds an honorary doctorate.



Gloria's many business accolades include:
  • 2018 - Honored as Godmother of Riviera Cruises Robert M. Burns ship
  • 2018 - ASTA’s Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2018 - Inducted into BTN Hall of Fame
  • 2016 - Named Entrepreneur of the Year by Million Women Mentors
  • 2015 - Honored as Godmother of Windstar Cruises' Star Legend
  • 2012 - Gold Award in the 2012 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly Magazine
  • 2012 - “Top Business” Recipient in five categories by DiversityBusiness.com
  • 2011 - Named a Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureate
  • 2011 - Inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame at the Hall of Fame dinner and awards ceremony
  • 2011 - Featured in the November 2011 issue of The Washingtonian
  • 2010 - Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award
  • 2009 - NDTA Distinguished Service Award” from the National Defense Transportation Association
  • 2009 - ‘Outstanding Woman Business’ at the National Minority Business Council’s (NMBC) 29th Annual Awards Luncheon held in New York City
  • 2009 - The Society of Government Travel Professionals (SGTP) recognized Omega with a Professional Development Award for MIS during the ANCON Government Travel Conference
  • 2005 - Inducted into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame
  • 2004 - Named Office Depot's Businesswoman of the Year
  • 2004 - Named Travel Agent of the Year by The American Society of Travel Agents
  • Tour and Travel News' "One of the 25 Most Influential Leaders in the Travel Industry

Omega's achievements:
  • 2017 - Omega recognized as a top diversity supplier at the 17th Annual OMNIKAL Business Summit
  • 2015 - Omegalytics selected as a Finalist for BTNs’ 2015 Most Innovative Product of Year at Business Travel News’ 2nd Annual Innovate Conference
  • 2015 - Delta honors Omega as one of four top travel agencies in the United States
  • 2013 - Omega appointed to the Board of GlobalStar Travel Management as a Tier One partner
  • 2012 - Omega ranked #15 on Travel Weekly Magazine’s Power List 2012 and as the 6th largest travel management company by Business Travel News’ 2012 Business Travel Survey
  • 2010 - Omega announced as one of top diversity businesses by DiversityBusiness.com at the 10th Annual Multicultural Business Conference
  • 2009 - Omega honored as one of the top diversity businesses by DiversityBusiness.com at the 9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference
  • 2008 - Selected as a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award
  • 2008 - Awarded Service Performance Award from the US Postal Service for service excellence and dedication to quality control
  • 2006 - Omega heads the latest Top 500 Diversity Owned Business chart, known as the "Div500", as the number one woman-owned business in the U.S., representing the nation's top multicultural earners