Omega World Travel Joins GlobalStar Travel Management

Jan 29, 2013, 09:15 ET from GlobalStar Travel Management

LONDON, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

We are delighted to announce that Omega World Travel USA has joined GlobalStar Travel Management. Omega World Travel, founded in 1972 and ranked by Business Travel News as the fourth largest travel management company in the U.S. realizes an annual turnover of over US$ 1.2 billion. Headquartered in Washington DC, Omega employs over 720 staff in over 100 office locations and is recognized for its personalized service to a diverse clientele from individual leisure travelers to Fortune 500 companies and the US federal government.

Omega will be a Tier One partner in GlobalStar from January 1st 2013, a position which gives Omega a seat on the GlobalStar board and help influence the direction of the organization.

"We considered several other networks but GlobalStar definitely is the closest match when it comes to the entrepreneurial spirit of Omega as a company and the direction we are heading," said Omega's MD Goran Gligorovic. "We are confident that joining GlobalStar will give our clients a fresh approach with the best in class global reservation and reporting packages. GlobalStar has made great strides in the last few years and has an excellent hotel program which will complement the Omega portfolio. It is run by a very entrepreneurial group of people who fit well with Omega's ethos."

GlobalStar's President Steve Hartwell stated; "Omega World Travel joining GlobalStar provides further strength to our partner network and will generate new business opportunities as the United States still are the main driver of new business opportunities globally. We are delighted to have Goran Gligorovic on our Board where he will assist with the continued development of our rapidly emerging organization."

Please visit GlobalStar (booth 330) and Omega World Travel(booth 336) at the Business Travel Show 2013 in London where the Omega team will also be celebrating the company's 40th anniversary.

About GlobalStar Travel Management:

GlobalStar is a worldwide travel management company owned and managed by local entrepreneurs. Over 85 market leading enterprises, representing over US$13 billion in sales, combine their local expertise, strength and commitment to deliver cohesive, multinational solutions through an innovative technology platform.

About Omega

Omega World Travel is a woman-owned, diversity supplier and the fourth largest travel management company in the U.S. Headquartered in Fairfax, VA. Omega World Travel services corporate, government, meeting and leisure clients throughout the U.S, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Omega World Travel also owns, one of the largest sellers of cruises on the Internet, and TravTech, a software development company.

SOURCE GlobalStar Travel Management