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Gloria Bohan President & CEO of Omega World Travel
Selected as Smart100 Recipient

CEO recognized as one of Greater Washington's business leaders FAIRFAX, VA - March 1, 2009- Omega World Travel, a global travel management company headquartered in Fairfax, Va., announced today that CEO Gloria Bohan is named to the Washington SmartCEO magazine 2009 Smart100 program, an exclusive group of 100 CEOs assembled by an independent selection committee. The Smart100 are not chosen based on the growth of the organization. A Smart100 CEO is selected for his or her leadership, strategic vision and character.


"It is an honor to be chosen as one of this year's Smart100 CEOs alongside Washington D.C.'s elite leaders," said Gloria Bohan, president and CEO of Omega World Travel." "During this critical economical environment I'm looking forward to creating innovative business solutions with fellow business leaders that will have a positive impact in our communities."

Omega World Travel has grown to be one of the largest woman-owned businesses in the United States with offices across the U.S. and in key regions of the world including Europe and the Middle East. Omega specializes in complete travel management services, as well as incentive and meetings management services, for business, corporate, government and leisure customers.

"The Smart100 embodies 100 CEO's with incredible business minds who have successfully grown their companies to be the best in Washington," says Group Associate Publisher of SmartCEO, Jaime Park.

The Smart100 companies represent a variety of industries including government contracting, information technology consulting, travel services, financial services, and video production. The average Smart100 company employs between 10 to 100 employees and generates $10-$50 million in revenue.


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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.


About Cruise.com
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


About TravTech
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


About SmartCEO
Washington SmartCEO magazine is a regional “growing company” publication. SmartCEO believes that a “growing company” is really determined by the spirit, drive and dynamics of a company’s owners and managers, rather than by the size of its building, the number of its employees, or its sales volume. SmartCEO is read by more than 34,000 business owners in Baltimore and Washington.