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Omega World Travel Honored as Top Diversity Owned Business
Omega World Travel, based in Fairfax, VA, was recently honored as the
Top Diversity Owned Business in the U.S. for the year 2002. The award
was made by Div2000.com, the nation's primary resource portal for small
businesses and large organizational buyers. Div.2000.com is a membership-based
exchange platform that facilitates contacts and communication, streamlines
business processes and provides vital business news and information.
The award was presented at the DIV2000.com Multicultural Business Forum
and Awards Ceremony held recently at the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket,
Connecticut. This annual event recognizes the Top 50 Fortune
500 companies for promoting multicultural business opportunities.
Accepting the award was Gloria Bohan, Omegas President, CEO and
Founder. Ms. Bohan was also a keynote speaker, sharing the dais with the
Lieutenant Governor and Treasurer from the State of Connecticut as well
as top executives from IBM, NASA, The Boeing Company and General Motors.
I was very proud to accept this offer on behalf of our employees,
loyal customers and other diversity owners nationwide. Omega is committed
to diversity and pleased to be recognized by Div2000 and to be in such
prestigious company among other award recipients, said Ms. Bohan.
From a small, one-person travel agency opening its doors in Fredericksburg,
Virginia in 1972, Omega has grown to one of the countrys top ten
travel management companies with over 1,000 employees and 200 offices
located in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Bahrain. Providing
travel management services to an array of corporations and government
agencies, Omegas sales in 2002 exceeded $1 billion. In addition
to the parent company, Omegas wholly owned affiliates include Cruise.com,
TravTech, TourDeals.com, AirDeals.com and Omega Meetings & Incentives.
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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.