Expedia made a lot of noise with its AirAsia joint venture. Wotif made the news with its joint venture in Vietnam with Buffalo Tours. Meanwhile, ZUJI/Travelocity’s been rather quiet, leading many to wonder what the OTA’s been up to. Is it losing steam? Is it being tethered by its parent strings of Travelocity and Sabre? Well, Roshan Mendis, president and CEO of ZUJI/Travelocity Asia Pacific will have you know that it’s enjoyed a strong first half of the year with business up 50% in sales and profitability and it’s been working quietly away at a refreshed branding that will be unveiled year end. As for all the hype about deal sites, he believes the Groupon model does not work with intermediaries and oh yes, he doesn’t “get” the AirAsia-Expedia joint venture. Get the full story at Web In Travel Read also "Priceline CEO questions Expedia strategy with Groupon" on Tnooz