The entrepreneur has acquired a lot of wealth and was even listed in the Forbes Magazine as one of the global billionaires. He is seen as one of the pioneers in Brazil’s tourism sector.
Guilherme Paulus co-founded a popular Brazilian tour operator known as CVC. He started the venture at the age of 24. Four years later, his partner left the business to pursue personal goals. Through his leadership, he transformed the tour operator into the largest in Latin America. A 63.6% stake in the company was sold to Carlyle Group in 2009 at an estimated value of $420 million. He expanded his business empire by launching the GJP Hotels and Resorts in 2005.
The hotels group has more than 20 outlets. Guilherme Paulus aims at establishing new structures near strategic places such as airports. Brazil hosted the 2014 edition of the World Cup. There were thousands of visitors in the country. The Summer Olympics was also recently held in Brazil. The global events have offered a good opportunity for his hotels. He was privileged to find a working opportunity with IBM before the age of 20. Due to his vast experience in the sector was appointed as the member of the National Tourism Board by the Brazilian president. He has been featured on various media channels to talk about his ventures. He is a good marketer and has taken advantage of most events to get more clients.
Guilherme Paulus’s CVC has an estimated value of R $ 6.35 billion. He loves working. According to him, he is inspired by his dream to generate more jobs for the youths and contributing to the growth of the national economy. In the last few years, he has established modern hotel structures worth over R $600 million. The hotels are located in 11 states in Brazil. He believes that the most vital aspect of any hospitality venture is offering good customer services. Guilherme Paulus was recently named the Entrepreneur of the Year for his efforts to improve service delivery to the customers. He has introduced new innovative products that have enabled his hotels to gain a competitive advantage over the other players in the sector.