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‘Women Who Rock’ named by Minority Business Enterprise Magazine
June 25, 2019 - Minority Business Enterprise, a 35-year publication, has named ten women who have achieved continuous milestones in business while demonstrating strong community leadership.
This past June brought together over 4,000 woman businesses in Baltimore, Maryland to participate in the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)’s, National Conference and Business Fair.
In conjunction with WBENC, MBE Magazine hosted a celebration called “WBE’s Who Rock”. The sixth year running, the WBE’s Who Rock awards celebrate women and minority business owners who have made an impact in their communities. MBE Magazine has been in production for 35 years and it strives to “sing the praises of women business enterprises (WBE’s) that are doing more than striving for business success: ‘They are reaching out and giving back to their communities in big ways,” says Barbara Oliver, Editor of MBE Magazine.
This year ten women were honored; and among them was GLORIA BOHAN, founder, owner, CEO of OMEGA WORLD TRAVEL and The OMEGA FAMILY OF BRANDS*, including CRUISE.COM, OMEGA MEETINGS.
Gloria Bohan was nominated by her staff to win a 2019 WBE’s Who Rock for her engagement in the community over her 47 years in business! The nomination form asked about specific achievements within, and contributions to the community, involvement in various causes, and specific achievements and contributions within the business/ industry. Gloria has been a pillar in the business community, she is frequently recognized for her work and community outreach. Her list of accolades is impressive – and includes, most recently, was named “Executive Leader of the Year” by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Furthermore, Gloria was honored at the prestigious American Society of Travel Advisor’s (ASTA)’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been inducted into the Business Travel News’ (BTN)’s Hall of Fame.
This year, Gloria was excited to have the opportunity to Co-Chair the WBENC’s National Conference and Business Fair and was thrilled to win the WBE’s Who Rock award.
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About Omega World Travel
Omega World Travel is a woman-owned, diversity supplier, and one of the largest travel management companies in the US. With worldwide headquarters in Fairfax, VA, Omega serves corporate, government, meeting, and leisure clients throughout the US., Europe, and the Middle East. Omega World Travel also owns Cruise.com, one of the largest sellers of cruises on the Internet, and TravTech, a software development company and Omega Meetings and Conference services.
Established in 1998, Cruise.com offers comprehensive itineraries and ship details for more than 70 cruise lines worldwide at the most competitive prices and is one of the top sellers of cruises on the internet. Travelers interested in booking their cruise can contact Cruise.com at 866-401-0895 or visit their website at Cruise.com. In addition to cruises, Cruise.com’s full-service team offers a wide menu of other services including a variety of land packages and tours, shore excursions, vacation homes, and villas through both Cruise.com and its other websites, LuxuryTravelTeam.com and Dream Golf Vacations.
About Omega M.I.C.E.
Omega MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events) can help your company maximize the attendance, revenue, and effectiveness of your next meeting, trade show, conference, educational symposia, or training seminar. Our program streamlines the reservation and registration processes, using automated tools to ensure efficiency for all aspects of meetings. Our staff expertise is invaluable in both negotiating and understanding contract details. Learn More
TravTech is one of the leading travel technology companies in the industry and offers a host of web-based solutions to the travel agent community. Since 2001, TravTech has been offering a variety of products, all of which are designed to make your job easier and your business more efficient. Learn More