Your Trusted Travel Partner

History of Fursan


Fursan Travel was founded in 1980. As Saudi Arabia’s leading travel services partner, we provide quality and cost effective business and leisure travel solutions anytime, anywhere. With a stellar reputation of 36 years built on market knowledge, expertise and technology, we specialise in travel services for individual travellers, local and multinational companies as well as government institutions.

Fursan Travel believes in providing nothing but the best to our clients. We acknowledge that no two travellers are the same and design perfect travel experiences according to your budgets and timelines.

Our Vision

“To be the market leader for best-in-class travel services across the Middle East and North Africa”

"As the leading travel services enterprise, Fursan Travel is committed to delivering the best value to our clients. We stay ahead of the latest travel trends, invest in research and development and adopt the latest technology to bring affordability, choice and flexibility for all customers in the managed travel services industry."

Our Values

  • Best-in-class Service
  • Quality
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Sincerity
  • Transparency

Executive Leadership

  • Berthold Trenkel
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Majed AlGhanim
    Director of Business Strategy
  • Bader Al Nasser
    Director of Development
  • Muharram Abdel Hady
  • Nouf Al Sufiany
    HR Director
  • Alain El Khoury
    Director Corporate
  • Haythem Jamel
    Director Products & B2B

Berthold Trenkel

Chief Executive Officer

Berthold Trenkel, a travel services industry veteran of over 20 years, joined Fursan Travel as Chief Executive Officer in April 2016. Prior to this role, he served as Executive Vice President of Traveller Services running Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s global operations for over seven years; and before that he was a partner with McKinsey & Company serving clients in the Travel & Logistics space in Asia.

Majed AlGhanim

Director of Business Strategy

Majed AlGhanim, with over 10 years of experience in fields of strategic planning, financial and management consulting, has joined Fursan Travel in August 2016. Majed is serving as Director of Business Strategy and Project Management. Prior to joining Fursan, he was the Head of Strategy and Business Development in a group of companies; and before that, he was an Executive Financial Consultant with Ernst & Young.

Bader Al Nasser

Director of Development

Over all about 15 years’ experience, joined Fursan Travel as Business Development Director 2013.
He has previously worked Orientec group director and CEO of Smart Link CS, and Director of Operation Project of community colleges for girls, and the Regional Director of the World Electronics Co. in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.

Muharram Abdel Hady


Muharram, Travel service industry since 2000, in 2000 joined Fursan travel and promoted to current position Chief Audit Officer, prior to that working in Auditing office for three years and Canadian project as credit officer for one year,

Nouf Al Sufiany

HR Director

Working experience since 2002 Qualified strategic HR/ Training & Development Management professional with nearly 15years experience in HR/Admin, Project Management across diverse organizational domains; possess expertise in HR processes/activities related to performance management, training & career development, career planning & capabilities building,compensation and benefits schemes, manpower planning, recruitment & selection etc.; exploring challenging senior managerial assignments with a professionally managed organization.

Alain El Khoury

Director Corporate

He has more than 20 years of experience in the Travel and Tourism Industry. He started his career in the rooms division department at several hotels in Lebanon where he learned great operational, organizational, and leadership skills that enabled him to move forward in the tourism industry.

Haythem Jamel

Director Products & B2B

He has worked in Budapest/Hungary as General Manager at Taurus Reisen and tour operator, and before that as Product & Contracting manager at Sunshine Holiday Group, Sousse/Tunisia.

Work with us?

When you need corporate travel services, you need a partner you can really trust to get the job done. Here are just some of the services we offer to ensure we’re the number one for business travel solutions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Key Benefits
  • Key Account Management

  • Traveler Profile Management

  • Annual Staff Tickets Reservations

  • 24/7 emergency coverage

  • Regular Business Reviews

  • Management Information Reports