Emanuele Natella | President
After graduating with honors from the Swiss Hotel Management School, in Montreux decides to go back to Dominican Republic, where he grew up and has now spent over 20 years. Tapping from his managerial experiences across the Hospitality industry including Luxury Hotels chains St. Regis Grand and Gran Melia and operational positions in Europe and the Caribbean, Emanuele, spent the last four years creating Volalto, in order to address the country’s growing need in the administration and bookings for the Condo Hotel/Villa sector. Prior to the creation of Volalto, held the position of Vice-President of Operations - Condo-Hotels Division, for a top-tier national company, responsible for the administration and Operations of over 1,200 Units throughout the island in vacation destinations such as Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Bavaro, Juan Dolio, Samana, Las Terrenas, Sosua and Cabarete.
Completed an MBA in the prestigious BARNA Business School of Santo Domingo in 2012 and loves sports such as soccer, tennis and volleyball. LinkedIn Profile
Pablo Guevara | New Business Manager
A witty and extroverted professional holding a BA in Advertising and Posgraduate in Online Marketing, who started his working career in the advertising business in Argentina and Georgia, where he mastered his experience in a couple of the most important international media and advertising agencies. Among the brands he worked for are worldwide acclaimed such as Unilever, Rolex, Shell and KCK.
Afterwards he came across with the hospitality business, where he developed marketing strategies for first class hotels in Argentina, such as Alvear Palace and Magnolia Boutique Hotel, focusing specially in the online field.
In his spare time he likes to go for a swim, play some soccer and to go out with his wife and 2 kids.
Thomas Drefs | Sales & Marketing Director
As a passionate and responsible professional, Thomas started his fruitful career in the hospitality industry for guest service at the Hotel Orilla del Mar. Then he had a brief stop at his natal Germany where he worked as a security assistant for Copa Airlines. Afterwards he developed himself as a shift manager for the Hotel Meliá Caribe Tropical and recently he joined the Volalto Family.
Thomas is married and has two children. In his spare time he likes to spend it with them, play football with his friends, participate in healthy activities to keep fit and focus on his daily work.
Marc Barrachina | Operational Concierge
Holding a degree in Tourism and PR in Barcelona, he started his professional career in customer service to jump into the hotelier industry in Switzerland, France and Barcelona where he worked for Hoteles Catalonia several years. Then he took his adventure to the Dominican Republic working for Alsol Tiara Collection before starting at Volalto Group.
In his spare time he is a devoted lover of sea, nature and sports driving his 4x4 van around pristine and virgin spots of the island.
José Pereyra | Operational Concierge
After graduating from Science and Mathematics in one of the most prestigious schools in New York City, Jose has dedicated his career on Real Estate, after relocating to the North coast of the Dominican Republic in 2008.
He has gained experience from working with respected brands like Remax North Coast, Dr-Listings and has also managed a department at a profitable vacation rental business in Cabarete.
Jose is now Volalto's Operational Concierge in both; Punta Cana and Cap Cana.
Before coming on board with Volalto, Jose was head of Operations and Coordinations for a Canadian Junior Mining Company based on the west side of the island. Him and his team created and developed the administration office which handled all the operations from start to completion.
Jose is currently pursuing his Accountant degree at a local University to further increase Volalto’s potencial and professional position.
Benjamin Obispo | Bavaro Maintenance Manager
Native from the Dominican Republic, Benjamin has always being a positive and joyful person ready to fix any problem you might have during our clients' stay.
He is an expert solving operational and mechanical problems and always in the mood to explain our guests how things work.