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Media Contact:  Jackie Olt - Omega World Travel - jolt@owt.net


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Omega World Travel President and CEO, Gloria Bohan, to be
Inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame

November 2, 2011 – Gloria Bohan, President and CEO of Omega World Travel was recently featured in the November 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. Bohan is being inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame and is being recognized for her success in the travel industry. Twenty-three years ago, The Washingtonian, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Junior Achievement of Greater Washington created the Washington Business Hall of Fame. Bohan will receive her award at the Hall of Fame ceremony on November 29.


Bohan began her travel career when she founded Omega World Travel in 1972. She has turned her one-person office into a conglomerate of 200 company-owned offices with more than 1,000 employees worldwide. 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 Hall of Fame awards ceremony and dinner benefits Junior Achievement and its programs that teach financial skills and entrepreneurship to local students. In 2011, Junior Achievement sent more than 3,000 volunteers to area schools to help 47,000-plus students.


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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.