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Omega World Travel Achieves Top Rankings in 2019 Book of Lists

Washington Business Journal Book of Lists

Washington Business Journal’s prestigious book of lists is produced each year with hundreds of listings and ranking and it provides the names of key decision makers in the region. Omega World Travel, Inc. and our Family of Brands (Cruise.com, TravTech, and Omega M.I.C.E), are proud to be listed on the Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists.


#1 Woman-Owned Company
Omega World Travel has been consistently listed as the number one woman-owned business in the area for over a decade. President and CEO Gloria Bohan founded Omega in 1972 as a storefront and agency in Fredericksburg, VA with just one employee.  The company has since expanded to 486 employees in offices worldwide with no changes in ownership.  Omega’s growth has been primarily customer driven and accomplished in internally, without the distraction or pressures of mergers or acquisitions.

In 2018 Bohan received the prestigious American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) Lifetime Achievement Award and became a 2018 Business Travel Hall of Fame Inductee. BTN inductees are recognized as the travel industry’s most influential executives. Bohan is also a proud Godmother to Windstar’s Star Legend, and Riviera Cruises Robert M. Burns.

#11 Private Owned Company
Omega World Travel is number 11 on the privately-owned list in the Washington, D.C. area.  Omega’s wholly owned company operates a full-service and an Emergency Service Center 24 hours a day, 365 days a week.  Omega opened its offices wherever clients needed us, resulting in multiple locations across the United States that covers every time zone.   Omega provides comprehensive account management, including dedicated Account Managers and Operations Managers who oversee all aspects of your travel program from day-to-day operations to account management on a broader scale: benchmarking, monitoring customer satisfaction, quality control, negotiations, report analysis and updating clients on the latest travel technologies and services.

#20 Meeting and Event Planner
Omega Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events division (MICE) is a one-stop shop for all event needs – sourcing, planning, registration website build, and incentives. We can assist clients with any portion of their meeting, large or small, or we will gladly manage their entire event. Our many years of experience make us the smart choice for maximizing attendance, revenue, and effectiveness of any meeting, incentive, trade show, or conference.

Ask us about unique venues for your corporate meetings, holiday gatherings, or group travel needs!


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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 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 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