Preferred Travel of Naples wins Ultimate Agency Award

Preferred Travel of Naples was surprised and honored to be presented the Ultimate Agency Award by ID Travel Group at an exclusive dinner held for area travel agencies and advisors on November 2 at Ocean Prime in Naples.

Kristina Placeres Gear, Managing Director for Preferred Travel, accepted the award which honored the longstanding partnership and celebrated the agencies’ triple digit growth over the past three years.

“We were truly honored to be recognized by such as prestigious travel group,” said Gear. “Our growth and continued exceptional customer service does set us apart from the rest. Our advisors are some of the best in the industry worldwide and our business partners recognize our passion for what we do.”

ID Travel Group held the invitation only dinner to introduce travel advisors and agencies to the launch of their 2023 Travelers Collection and to unveil their newest travel product line in Africa, Vayeni Safari experts.

Preferred Travel was founded over 38 years ago and is built on personal service and exceptional client relationships as well as a strong travel network relationships with travel groups such as ID Travel.

“We are extremely pleased to have an outstanding relationship with the ID Travel Group,” said Olga Placeres, Owner and President of Preferred Travel. “They represent the very best luxury experiences in warm weather destinations around the globe while providing personalized service – we value our longstanding relationship with them.”

Gear added that the world is open and waiting for travelers to get out and explore, and Preferred Travel has an advisor just waiting to make dream vacations and adventures become a reality.

With over 35 years of experience and a team of 60 travel advisors, Preferred Travel is well equipped and qualified to assist clients for domestic and international travel. Preferred Travel has two locations to serve their clients, Naples and Bonita Springs. Offices are located at 5811 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 201 in Naples, and 3960 Via Del Rey in the Vanderbilt Office Park in Bonita Springs. Clients are welcome by appointment and walk in.

Founded in 1984, Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. presents a team of knowledgeable and experienced travel advisors who provide worldwide travel services to clients. For information call (239) 261-1177, toll free 800-523-3716 or visit

Preferred Travel of Naples is now a Blue Zones Project™ recognized organization.
This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.