While Director of Supplier Relationships and Partnerships for ZUJI, Roshan was responsible for leading and managing the development and growth of ZUJI's Travel Partner Network (business-to-business) business, hotel business, India business and media sales business in Asia Pacific, and all integral components of ZUJI and Travelocitys Asia Pacific business strategy.
President of ZUJI and Regional Vice President of Travelocity Asia Pacific
Roshan Mendis leads Travelocity in Asia Pacific, and is responsible for leading the business focus, development and future growth strategies for all Travelocity brands in Asia Pacific including Travelocity, ZUJI and Nextour.
Roshan has more than 10 years experience with Sabre and Travelocity. Prior to joining the Executive Team at ZUJI in 2006, in the role of Director, Supplier Relationships and Partnerships, Roshan worked for ZUJI's parent company Travelocity. His current appointment became effective on 1 June 2009.
Prior to his move to ZUJI and in his role as Vice President of Business Development at Travelocity, Roshan was responsible for marketing Travelocity's business-to-business offerings to airline and other partners, and renewing strategic distribution deals. Before that, Roshan managed the bulk of Travelocity's distribution business, including Travelocity's relationships with Yahoo! and America Online (AOL) in the USA and headed the Travelocity Affiliate Program. His experience with ZUJI, Travelocity and Sabre makes him very well placed to lead ZUJI's multi-faceted business which extends beyond its core online travel teams, websites and international online travel technology innovation, to its large network of partner distribution websites, supplier and other strategic relationships as well as marketing and media sales.
Roshan is a native of Sri Lanka and holds an MBA from Rice University, Houston. He completed his undergraduate work at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii and the University of Cambridge in England.
Roshan immigrated from Dallas, Texas to Singapore with his family in 2006 to join ZUJI.
A lover of the great outdoors and with a taste for adventure, Roshan's favourite holiday destination is currently New Zealand, but his dream destination is to visit Africa on safari.