Preferred Travel of Naples’ “The Dazzling World of Travel” benefitted The Immokalee Foundation

Preferred Travel of Naples held their annual travel event on February 18 at Club Pelican Bay with over 450 guests in attendance. “The Dazzling World of Travel” marked the 12th year for Preferred Travel’s annual extravaganza and the 12th year for benefitting a local non-profit organization.

Each year, Preferred Travel selects a non-profit charitable organization to benefit from the event; this year raised over $25,000 to benefit The Immokalee Foundation.

The event featured over 50 travel partners including active adventures, luxury private jet journeys, special occasion or celebration travel, cruises, tours, expedition, solo, family travel, hosted group tours, hotels and resorts, land vacations, luxury travel, and river cruising. Guests enjoyed live entertainment, music, cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres from various parts of the world, and special travel offers.

Upon entering the show, Wilma Boyd, President and CEO of Preferred Travel, along with Olga Placeres, CFO and Agency Manager, welcomed each travel enthusiast to the dazzling world of travel. The entire Preferred Travel staff were dressed in white as the agency’s shining stars.

This year’s travel show proceeds recipient, The Immokalee Foundation, has worked to strengthen the Immokalee community with a focus on education, vocation and life skills. The Foundation offers students the tools, opportunities and support they need to succeed at each level of their education.

Founded by President and CEO Wilma Boyd in 1984, Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. presents a team of domestic and international travel specialists, and provides worldwide leisure and corporate travel services to individual clients and groups. Preferred Travel of Naples is located in the SunTrust Building at Pelican Bay at 801 Laurel Oak Drive, Suite 300. For information call (239) 261-1177, toll free 800-523-3716 or visit
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