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Fact Sheet For Omega World Travel
FAIRFAX, VA - August 6, 2001- Omega World Travel, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, is a high-tech, full-service travel management company serving corporate, government, and leisure clients throughout the United States and the world. Founded in 1972 in Fredericksburg, Virginia by President and CEO Gloria Bohan, who still runs the company today, Omega has grown into one of the largest travel agencies in the United States. The company has sales revenues in excess of $1 Billion annually and approximately 200 company-owned offices and 1,100 employees throughout the United States and abroad in Guam, the United Kingdom, and Okinawa, Japan.
Omega is ranked the largest woman-owned business in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area by the Washington Business Journal (June 8-14, 2001) and is also ranked the 10th largest travel agency in the United States by the travel trade publication Business Travel News (May 28, 2001).
A firm believer in personal contact, Gloria Bohan created the small office concept, an innovation among travel agencies, which allows Omega to have small offices close to its clients so the maximum amount of personal service can be provided. Omega has augmented its office locations with high-touch, high-tech customer service centers in select areas of the United States that provide the highest quality reservation services to Omega customers 24 hours a day. Omega is a leader in on-line travel services and provides airfare, hotel, car rental, and cruise reservations through its Web sites, including the Omega company Web site at omegatravel.com; Cruise.com, a separate company founded by Omega that has become the Internet's largest cruise seller; AirDeals.com, which offers discount airfares on major carriers; and TourDeals.com, which offers discounts on tours worldwide. The latest Omega Web site success is Top9.com, a Web ranking and search directory. For more information on Omega, please visit the company Web site at www.omegatravel.com.
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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.