Preferred Travel’s President Olga Placeres Wins Signature Travel Network Leadership Award

Preferred Travel is proud to announce Olga Placeres, Owner and President, has been honored by Signature Travel Network and presented with the Michelle Morgan Leadership Award. The award was presented at the Signature Conference in Las Vegas this past November.

Signature Travel Network® is a member-owned travel cooperative, headquartered in El Segundo, California, with a regional office in New York City. The network was established in 1956, and today, includes 210 member agencies in the U.S. and 71 international agencies. Collectively, Signature members generate more than $11 billion in annual travel sales. Signature’s objective is to serve the needs of its members: boutique specialists, internet-based marketers, and multi-location agencies.

“I was so surprised to win this award and it is such an honor,” said Olga Placeres. “I knew Michelle personally and she was an inspiration and a valued mentor to me. It is such a privilege to part of this travel network and be recognized for my leadership role. I will cherish this award.”

The award is named after and honors the memory and work of Michelle Morgan, Signature’s previous president who passed away in September 2013 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Michelle Morgan Leadership Award recognizes travel industry professionals who best represent the qualities that made Morgan successful – both in her professional and personal life.

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. Masks are required.

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.