CEO / President
Born in the Dominican Republic, son of a Dominican diplomat, lived his childhood in Europe, two years in Belgium, Brussels, Geneva Switzerland 11 years and 3 years in Madrid Spain. In 1986 graduated from law school at Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña in Santo Domingo. In 1988 moved to “Playa del Inglés”, Canary Islands, Spain, when he was appointed deputy director of the Hotel Riu Flamingo and Papayas.
In 1989, he was transferred to the DR as representative and Director of RIU Hotels Group in the DR.
In 1991, he was named assistant to the president of the Punta Cana Group, group that owns the Punta Cana International Airport and one of the largest and most successful luxury real estate developments in the DR. In 1993, he was recruited by the Oasis Hotel Group based in Cancun, Mexico, being in charge of results and customers relations, later was hired by the Tour Operator, Club America Vacations, the biggest TTOO of the U.S. at that time, as the marketing manager for all of Latin America with base in Atlanta.
In 1995 founded Solvera Tours and Context Tour, company that represented Nouvelles Frontieres, France’s largest tour operator, specializing in presentations across Europe to promote and sell the DR as a tourist destination.
For its success, Javier noticed that sales was his passion and in 2001, was hired by the Cap Cana Group, to create, build teams and develop this beautiful project with an extension of 30,000 acres. Trained by the best in the area (Holdings IMI), in 2005, 2006 and 2007 was the top producer. In 2007 his team achieved sales of U.S. 127MM. In 2010 with global changes, decided to form a new company, Grupo Actua of which today is the president.
Av. Los Próceres No. 10, Diamond Mall, Suite 22-A, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone: 809-547-4230 / 809-549-6233 / 809-669-3061
VP Development Metropolitan Zone
Iris Bergés is a fluently bilingual professional with sales experience in various areas having worked in the Dominican Republic and Canada. She previously worked in the hotel industry, music industry, film production industry and over the last 13 years she has been actively involved in the real estate industry in the Dominican Republic, specializing in luxurious touristic properties.
Her main focus in Grupo Actúa is to oversee the real estate properties of the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, leading the team’s growth projections in that area.
Av. Los Próceres No. 10, Diamond Mall, suite 22-A, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone: 809-547-4230 / 809-549-6233 / 829-546-3064