The Greater Naples Chamber and the Board of Collier County Commissioners selected Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. as the Business of the Month for February 2020.
Each month, the award is presented to an organization that has enhanced the community through financial, volunteer and active involvement in organizations and programs that creates a better quality of life for all citizens in Collier County.
The Board of Collier County Commissioners and Bethany Sawyer, director of membership at the Greater Naples Chamber, presented President/CFO Olga Placeres with a commemorative plaque on Feb. 11 at the County Commission meeting.
“As a long-standing business in Southwest Florida, we are honored to have been chosen as Collier County Business of the Month and are proud to support the community that supports us,” said Placeres.
Founded in 1984, Preferred Travel of Naples is the largest travel agency in Southwest Florida with a team of more than 50 advisors specializing in leisure travel from cruises to world adventures. The company’s travel advisors—most of whom have been with Preferred Travel for over 10 years—strive to deliver differentiated travel experiences and personalized service.
Preferred Travel plans travel experiences to places around the world. Some popular destinations include Africa, Austria, Thailand, Spain, Australia, Germany, the Holy Land and more.
In addition to donations and sponsorships supported by Preferred Travel, the company also selects a local charity each year as the beneficiary of its annual travel show. One hundred percent of the ticket sales goes directly to the selected charity. Since 2007, $224,760 has been raised from the travel show ticket sales and donated to charitable organizations in Collier County.
To learn more about Preferred Travel of Naples, click here.