Guilherme de Jesus Paulus also formally known as Guilherme Paulus is the co-founder of a well-known tour operator in Brazil. It is known by the name of CVC Brazil. He has initially formed the operator with the aid of his business partner. He was just 24 years old when he had originally formed CVC in 1972. His co-founder was a former Brazilian politician who eventually left the business project just after four years of its initiation.
Guilherme Paulus has put in tremendous effort to establish CVC and has successfully led it to the position of one of the topmost tour operators in Latin America. It was a huge achievement for Paulus’s career, 63.6% of CVC’s shares were bought by a private equity firm with a price of $420 million. Over the years, he had to constantly implement ways of innovating CVC in various ways to gain customer attention. His business instincts helped him generate ideas and ways of growing CVC to a chain of companies and spread out all over Brazil.
Back in 2005, Guilherme Paulus also established the chain of GJP Hotels and Resorts. It turned to be a successful step in his career for now he holds control over 19 chains of GJP Hotels and also Resorts all over Brazil, seven of them situated in the South Region, seven situated in the Northeast and five of them in the Southeast Region. He is now the president of the network of GJP Hotels and also the chairperson of the board of CVC.
Initially, he had started out as an IBM trainee when he first stepped into the job life. He was just 20 years old back then. Having learned an immense deal of knowledge regarding computers, he realized that it wasn’t what his heart pursued and later found interest in the tourism business. He first worked with Casa Faro Travel agency before he inaugurated his own tourism company. Guilherme Paulus has worked hard to grow CVC to a count of 1,164 stores and more than 9,086 travel agents. CVC is now situated in all the states of Brazil and other 456 cities.
Guillermo Paulus once stated in an interview that one should ever be afraid of taking risks and in addition to that he thinks one should be optimist and determined in life to pursue what they desire and do what they really love in order to become successful professionals.
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