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Omega World Travel Named to SmartCEO Magazine’s Smart 10
List and Hold Successful Luxury Travel and Cruise Tradeshow

FAIRFAX, VA – June 26, 2012- Omega World Travel, a fast-growing, award-winning leader in the travel management industry, announces today its recent recognition by and inclusion in the 2012 Smart100 Program from SmartCEO Magazine and a successful Luxury Cruise and Travel Show held at Bethesda's Hyatt Regency hotel. Omega World Travel's CEO, Gloria Bohan, will be profiled along with the other top area leaders from a variety of industries, including government contracting, information technology consulting, travel services, financial services, and video production, in a 100-plus page book that was published in September, 2012.

This latest recognition joins many other business and travel industry awards Gloria and Omega World Travel have obtained since the company's founding in 1972. As 2012 marks the company's 40th year in business, Omega World Travel is particularly honored to have been selected to this elite group of business leaders in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Also this month, Omega World Travel hosted its long-awaited Luxury Cruise and Travel Show at The Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The event featured Omega's seasoned travel professionals and luxury travel experts from Omega's partner company, and one of the top sellers of cruise vacations on the Internet, Cruise.com. The event also comprised luxury giveaways from Omega World Travel and Cruise.com's leading industry partners,  including free international business class tickets on Delta, KLM, Alitalia, and AirFrance airlines, an all-inclusive, 3-day stay in a luxurious Jamaican villa from Delta and Bluefields Bay, and tickets to Panama, Peru, or Ecuador from Copa Airlines. Hundreds of attendees gathered at the show to network with industry experts and luxury airline, hotel, and cruise representatives, as well as selected travel and tourism boards.

"It has been an exciting month for us at Omega World Travel," CEO Gloria Bohan says. "We are thrilled to be a part of this year's group of esteemed Smart100 business leaders, and are also looking forward to the continued growth and expansion of our business in the luxury travel arena over the next months and years."

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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.


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