Omega World Travel Showcases Travel Technology Firsts at Business Travel Convention
July 16, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsFairfax, Va., July 16, 2006 – Omega World Travel will showcase their leading-edge travel technology solutions at the 38th annual National Business Travel Association International Convention & Exposition July 16 – 19, 2006, at Chicago's McCormick Place.
The National Business Travel Association is the leading trade group for travel buyers and suppliers and the NBTA is widely recognized as the must-attend event in the industry.
“The NBTA convention is the industry’s most viable show and we always look forward to our participation,” said Gloria Bohan, President & CEO of Omega World Travel. “This year we are proudly showcasing our progressive travel technology featuring FareCapture, a low-fare audit tool, and FlightCapture, a real-time flight data tracker. These recently-introduced products are unique to the field and offer corporate travel programs superior management technology.”
FareCapture (Farecapture.com) is a Web-based real-time auditing tool that helps reduce travel spend. The solution effectively tracks agent and online booked fares, delivers real-time low-fare alternatives, audits according to travel policy requirements and contracted fares, displays comprehensive ticketing information, and provides instant reporting for quick cost cutting decisions and budget management.
FlightCapture (Flightcapture.com) is the industry’s first and fully integrated flight data tracker, providing true up-to-the-minute arrival / departure reports. The secure access solution also includes Amtrak information, displays ticketed and non-ticketed data, is compatible with Sabre, Apollo and Worldspan, and customizable to any specifications.
Both leading industry solutions will be demonstrated at the Omega World Travel Technology Pavilion booth #32, Sunday, July 16.
Other Omega travel technology solutions showcased at the event:
MegaRez (owt.net/megarez) provides the tools to quickly and effectively launch an online self-booking portal for any mobile workforce:
• MegaTrak automated travel security; track a mobile workforce and provide emergency contact information, issue briefings, and notify personnel of dangerous destinations. Includes real-time updates of traveler data.
• MEDEX emergency traveler assistance and international medical insurance. Features pre-travel intelligence and contingency planning, 24-hour emergency medical and security assistance, as well as evacuation and repatriation programs.
• MegaSource combines the dynamic online resources of Omega World Travel’s Cruise.com, Tourdeals.com, and Airdeals.com to offer any business an employees-only Web site focused on leisure travel. Includes self-booking tools and exclusive vacation travel discounts.
• The Rearden Commerce Network is a revolutionary global online marketplace where individuals and organizations can find, purchase, and manage all aspects of corporate travel, from booking to policy compliance.
Attendees can stop by the Omega World Travel main booth #1251 to have a chance to win one of two luxury Caribbean cruises being given away at the show.
About Omega World Travel
Recognized in the diversity field as the nation’s top woman-owned business, Fairfax, Va.-based Omega World Travel (OmegaTravel.com) was launched by Founder and President Gloria Bohan as an independent travel agency in 1972. Now ranked by Business Travel News as the number two travel management company in the U.S., over 1100 employees provide online travel solutions—as well as personalized service at 200 locations worldwide—to a diverse clientele: from individual leisure travelers to Fortune 500 enterprises and the federal government. Omega World Travel owns TravTech Inc. (TravTech.com), a travel technology provider, and Cruise.com, the Internet’s largest cruise specialist.