Guilherme Paulus is one of the most prominent people in Brazil. He is known for his vast investments in the tourism industry. One of his business ventures that has been very successful is CVC, a tour company based in Sao Paulo. He founded the tour company in 1972 in partnership with Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. CVC has grown rapidly to become a multiple award-winning international company.Born in 1949, Guilherme Paulus hails from Sao Paulo. He pursued business administration in college and went ahead to practice the skills he acquired in various companies before starting CVC. The tour operator grew tremendously, thanks to the capable leadership of Guilherme Paulus. The company had a competitive edge because the leadership of Paulus introduced contemporary packages.
In 2009, he asked a global investment fund for help which helped the company spread its wings even further. CVC now earns a revenue of $5.2 billion every year and it has also become a public company. To improve its revenues even more, the company has initiated a plan to open 100 stores each year and expand to less populated areas. Paulus is also leading CVC’s innovation efforts and specifically, he is looking for an innovative business solution to help online vendors to connect easily with physical stores using Omni Channel Concept.The businessman has extended his prowess to the hotel sector by founding GJP Hotels & Resorts. Guilherme Paulus founded the network of hotels in 2005 and it has garnered a lot of success.
It now controls over 15 hotels in Brazil. He had channeled about $600 million to hotel investments, a record that attracted a lot of attention.Recently, the renowned entrepreneur was featured in Forbes’s billionaire list. The work he has done in the tourism industry has gained him a lot of recognition. Guilherme Paulus has been recognized by the French government for promoting the tourism industry. Paulus has also received many awards including “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and “Personality of the Year Award”. The awards and recognitions are well-deserved because the developments he brought to the tourism industry were amazing. He bought webjet while it was still struggling to get to its fit and established it to become one of the largest airline companies in Brazil.