Roshan Mendis

Chief Commercial Officer
Sabre Travel Network

Roshan Mendis Chief Commercial Officer
Roshan Mendis is Chief Commercial Officer, Sabre Travel Network. Based in London, UK, Roshan is responsible for leading global sales, sales operations and business development initiatives worldwide.

In his previous role as senior vice president of Travel Network for EMEA and APAC regions responsible for the company’s commercial operations and business development efforts. Prior to this, he led the Asia-Pacific region for Travel Network where he was instrumental in the company’s acquisition and successful integration of Singapore-based GDS, Abacus International.

Roshan has over 20 years of experience in travel technology. Prior to his executive position in Travel Network, he served as president of Travelocity and Zuji, both consumer-facing brands that were part of the Sabre portfolio.

A native of Sri Lanka, Mendis holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Rice University, Texas. He earned his Degree in Economics at the Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Sessions

Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:55 PM – 1:20 PM

Executive Roundtable: Air Distribution Confusion - New Rules, New Roles

Ready or not, new standards are affecting all facets of travel distribution. IATA’s NDC and One Order are spurring new approaches to content, business models, customer records and, soon enough, traveler engagement. Is it just a matter of time before the promise of personalized offers, on-the-fly bundles, and dynamic pricing make the current way of selling airline tickets obsolete? In this detailed discussion, stakeholders debate the new facets of airline distribution and their impact on the entire travel distribution landscape.

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