FCM Travel Solutions is continuing to expand its footprint after signing partnership agreements with GoFly in Algeria and Travel Club Travel & Tourism in Kuwait.
The addition of these two countries to FCM’s network, means the travel management company has a presence in 22 markets in the Middle East and Africa.
In addition, Ciarán Kelly has been promoted to managing director, United Arab Emirates, at FCM’s parent company, Flight Centre Travel Group.
He first joined FCM Travel Solutions in 2002 and his 16-year career with the company has included key business development and management roles.
Since 2012, Kelly has held the post of FCM general manager Middle East & Africa, spearheading the travel management company’s aggressive growth in the region.
He will continue to lead FCM’s presence in MEA within his new Flight Centre role.
Established in 2009, GoFly in Algeria has a strong reputation for delivering high level service and support to its business travel clients, including comprehensive full travel management services such as flight, hotel and car hire booking options, account management, online booking tool technology, traveller safety services, VIP executive services, leisure travel services and more.
Headquartered in Algiers, GoFly manages business travel for national and multi-national clients including KIA, Global Group, Hyundai and Shell.
In Kuwait, Travel Club Travel & Tourism is a full-service agency established in 2007 by Tareq Al-Rashdan, founder of Mawared House Trading & Contracting offering a wide range of travel products and services including corporate, groups, MICE, leisure and educational.
Kelly commented: “I am extremely delighted to welcome Kuwait and Algeria to FCM’s network in the MEA region.
“Their addition to our region allows FCM to service new clients we have won in these countries and to extend our services to current clients looking for a local service in these growing key markets for us.”