Guilherme Paulus is a Brazilian hotelier and international entrepreneur who runs a tour company known as CVC Brasil Operafora. He is also the founder and the chairman of the GJP Hotels and Resorts. He is one of the wealthiest people in the country courtesy of these two businesses. The hotels and resorts have branches located in many parts of the country. His wish is to see tourism encouraged in all parts of the country. His focus is not only in the international tourism but also domestic tourism. He believes that all people deserve to be given an equal opportunity. Guilherme Paulus has transformed his life so much by working in the hospitality industry. He started by working as an intern at IBM before he got an opportunity to grow his skills in the tourism business.
Guilherme Paulus started the CVC at the age of 24 years. He met with a partner known as Carlos Vicente. Working together, they established a tour agency which is now the biggest in Latin America. Vicente provided financing while Paulus provided human resource. The company started as a small tour agency and over the years developed into something big due to the influence that he had created in the travel industry. He was also talented as an entrepreneur and getting the company going proved not a hard task to accomplish.
Guilherme Paulus left his job and started working on the project which now is a multibillion dollar business. Every year, the CVC generates about $5 billion in revenue. It is one of the most profitable businesses in the world. Guilherme Paulus is also now an influential business person in the country. He offers assistance to young entrepreneurs who would like to achieve like he has done. He likes traveling and meeting new people.
GJP Hotels and Resorts currently has 20 branches all over the country and is still expanding. The hotels business currently employs over 5,000 people. It was opened in 1995 and has so far seen over 100,000 guests go through its doors. The empire keeps on getting bigger with every decision made by the founder. His wish is to have his businesses have an even bigger impact in the society.