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Omega World Travel Recognized Among Top 100
Regional Miniority Businesses
FAIRFAX, VA - Oct. 22, 2008- Omega World Travel, a global travel management company, is proud to announce that Gloria Bohan, president and CEO, has been selected to receive the prestigious Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. This program is designed to acknowledge and pay tribute to outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The awards ceremony will take place at the Inn and Conference Center at University of Maryland University College in Adelphi Maryland on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008.
The Top 100 minority-owned businesses were selected from a group of more than 1,400 nominees from across the region, and represent a cross-section of industries including IT consulting and solutions, marketing and public relations, engineering, real estate, legal services, staffing and travel management.
"Being named as a Top 100 MBE is an important achievement for Omega," said Bohan. "As minority and women-owned businesses continue to experience significant growth, we strive to build a strong diversified business and work to align ourselves with like-minded companies."
Omega World Travel has grown to be one of the largest woman-owned businesses in the Washington D.C. area serving Fortune 500 companies, government entities and individual leisure travelers. Omega has 200 locations in the U.S. and in key markets worldwide and headquarters in both Fairfax, Va. and London. Omega World Travel specializes in complete travel management services, as well as incentive and meetings management services including business, corporate, government and military customers.
"Omega World Travel represents the best of what our region's minority business community has to offer," said Sharon R. Pinder, founder of the Top 100 MBE Awards Ceremony. "This award is the culmination of sacrifice, dedication and hard work and will inspire future minority business entrepreneurs to strive for the same level of success."
A panel of distinguished judges chose finalists based on entrepreneurs that demonstrated outstanding achievement in four key areas: eligibility, entrepreneurship, professionalism, and community contributions.
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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.