We start by negotiating the best possible inclusions and pricing for your group in destinations around the world. Then we promote your incentive trip program with the announcement, monthly mailers, email blasts, online registration and a personalized app, all customized for your program.
All details of your trip program are meticulously planned and executed on site. Smooth sailing for you so that you can focus on your business, and on the trip with your top achievers.
APG professionals have been providing complete incentive travel services to clientele nationwide since 1987. Exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of APG where owner involvement is maintained from program conception through completion. Direct inquiries by group participants are always welcome and are handled promptly by APG staff.
We provide exciting and unique itineraries to destinations around the world - that cannot be duplicated by the individual traveler and, therefore, the incentive for success is unquestionable.
Richard Some (1964)
1951 - Louis Some, a top seller of insurance founded the Some Insurance Agency in Newark, NJ along with two of his sons.
1960 - Some's Travel is established within the insurance agency to sell vacations to individuals. Within a few months, travel sales outperform insurance sales. The agency is relocated to Irvington, NJ and renamed to Some's Travel.
1968 - Some's Travel has 6 locations and is one of the fastest growing travel companies in New Jersey. With the passing of Louis, Richard Some is named president of the company.
1969 - Group Travel International (referred to as GTI) was formed within Some's Travel to promote and sell group travel and also charters to Las Vegas, Rio de Janeiro and other exciting destinations.
1982 - GTI's headquarters is relocated to East Hanover, NJ, and the company is now operating as Group Travel Incentives to reflect the focus of the company now being corporate incentive travel.
1987 - Having helped such Fortune 1000 corporations as IBM, ADP, and others, Andy Some joins GTI and brings his marketing expertise to a broad array of new clients including Rolls Royce, Scott Paper, Ziff Davis Publishing and many more.
1994 - GTI becomes Incentive Connections Inc. (ICI) and relocates to Parsippany, NJ.
2004 - Navigant Performance Group (NPG), the meeting planning and incentive division of Navigant Int'l, acquires ICI. The acquisition doubles the size of NPG and results in office locations in Marlboro MA, Parsippany NJ and Minneapolis, MN.
2006 - Carlson Companies, one of the largest private companies in the US, acquires Navigant Int'l. As a result of this acquisition, NPG becomes part of the Carlson Marketing Worldwide division. Richard Some retires.
2009 - Andy Some establishes Accelerated Performance Group, LLC (APG Travel). Combining Fortune 1000 experience with outstanding creativity and excellent service results in a new era of fulfilling the need for performance improvement. Offerings include incentive travel, corporate meetings and specialized travel for groups.