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Gloria Bohan Named Executive Leader of the Year by Nova Chamber of Commerce


June 7, 2019 - Tysons, VA: The Greater Washington Good Business Awards, formerly the Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards, took place at 8am on June 7th. These awards celebrate outstanding community leadership and brings together more than 600 business and community leaders from across the Washington DC region. The Chamber Awards, “honors and celebrates social responsibility champions, to nonprofit organizations that help solve the region’s greatest challenges, the Greater Washington Business Awards honors purposeful community leadership, efforts that make a positive impact, and those that do good.”

Gloria Bohan was nominated by her staff for the Executive Leader of the Year Award. The criteria for this award is meant for a Washington region executive for their outstanding contributions to her company and “above-and-beyond” leadership in the community in the past year. The winner will be a longtime advocate for the area and a reputation for offering community support and involvement. Gloria was one of 11 nominees and is so grateful for this award and recognition. Other applicants include leadership from Lyft and AboutWeb.

Omega World Travel has been a leader and innovator in the travel industry since 1972. For example, Omega created a proprietary reporting system, Omegalytics, which allows users to streamline workflow and increase productivity from data delivery to data presentation. The best-in-class communication system allows clients to be in contact with us 24/7/365 via phone, email or chat. Additionally, Omega offers SLA reporting for all forms of communication, to ensure standards are met at all times. Our subsidiary, TravTech, offers web-based travel management solutions for the leisure cruise industry. Since the beginning, Omega World Travel’s CEO, Gloria Bohan, believes in supporting the entrepreneurial spirit of her staff to foster innovation. Under her leadership, Omega remains on the forefront of technological innovation with the release of a Duty of Care skill in 2018. Gloria also supports the community in a multitude of ways. Gloria is a co-chair of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Conference and Business Fair being held in Baltimore, MD June 25th. Furthermore, Gloria supports Junior Achievement, and has three storefronts in the Washington DC area. These locations include, Fairfax, Virginia, Montgomery County, and Prince Georges County in Maryland.

Gloria has been a pillar in the business community, she is frequently recognized for her work and community outreach. Her list of accolades is impressive – and includes, most recently, was honored at the prestigious American Society of Travel Advisor’s (ASTA)’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been inducted into the Business Travel News’ (BTN)’s Hall of Fame. Gloria says, “I am very honored to receive this award from the outstanding leaders of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Your high standards and excellent leadership have made me better and have provided both me and my late husband a wonderful place to live and to be in business. I share this award with my team of Omegans who support me each day. Many thanks.”


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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.


 

 
2019

Announcing: Omega Travel Consultancy Group

Omega Named to Meetingsnet’s 2019 CMI 25 List

Gloria Bohan Named Executive Leader of the Year

Omega to Sponsor and Exhibit at WBENC Conference

Omega Appoints Industry Veteran as Regional Sales Director Covering New York Region

Omega Achieves Top Rankings in 2019 Book of Lists
2018
Gloria Bohan Receives Business Travel Hall of Fame Award
Omega’s 46th Annual Holiday Client Luncheon
Omega Commits to Achieving Gender Parity by 2030
Omega Launches Omega Go App
Omega Named to Meetingsnet's 2018 CMI 25 List
Gloria Bohan Receives Prestigious ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award
Omega Exhibits at ASTA Global Convention
Gloria Bohan Speaks at GWU "Politics of Tourism"
Million Women Mentors with Wells Fargo Launch MWM Entrepreneur Mentoring Program
Omega to Exhibit at GovTravels 2018 Symposium
Gloria Bohan Named Godmother of Riviera’s MS Robert Burns
The Beginning: A Fredericksburg Story
Royal Caribbean Names Cruise.com as its 2017 Online Partner of the Year
2017
Omega's Winter Clothing Drive to Benefit Artemis House
Omega and Delta’s Gift to Junior Achievement Students
Omega Honors Enterprise with Car Rental of the Year Award
Omega Honors Delta with Vendor of the Year Award
Omega Celebrates a Journey of a Lifetime at Holiday Luncheon
Omega World Travel to Sponsor Fairfax Fall Festival
MeetingsNet Unveils 11th Annual List of Largest Meeting and Incentive Travel Companies
Omega World Travel to Sponsor and Exhibit at GovTravels 2017 Symposium
Interview with The Omega Man
Omega World Travel Makes Washington Business Journal 2017 Book of Lists
2012 Omega Extends Global Travel Reach With GlobalStarDelta Named Vendor of the Year by Omega World Travel for Second Consecutive YearOmega World Travel Receives Award for Excellence in Community Involvement ProgramsDC's travel queen talks about building her $1 billion businessOmega Sponsors German School Washington 5K Oktoberfest RunOmega Announces its Participation in the 26th Annual Pakistan Festival 40 Years in Business and Appointment to Washington Business Hall of Fame Omega Selected as a 2012 “Top Business” Recipient by DiversityBusiness.comOmega Named to SmartCEO’s Smart100 List and Hold Luxury Travel and Cruise TradeshowOmega to Celebrate its 40th Year at the Global Business Travel Association ExpositionOmega to Unveil New Agent Desktop Solution at Global Business Travel Association’s Technology SymposiumOmega Announces its Participation in the Society for Government Travel Professionals’ EdCon 2012 Omega to Hold Luxury Travel and Cruise Tradeshow in Bethesda, MDOmega Receives High Rankings from Leading Travel Industry Sources for Success, Fast Growth and InfluenceOmega Awarded UNICEF Travel Management ContractCruise.com Moves to Expand South Florida Headquarters Office in FloridaIndustry innovator created one of nation's largest woman-owned businesses Omega is honored to be named to DiversityBusiness.com’s 2012 List Celebration of 40 Years in Business and Appointment to Washington Business Hall of Fame Mark Fulfillment of American Dream for Omega World Travel