Guilherme Paulus has launched several lucrative businesses in the tourism industry. The CVC travel agency, the GJP hotels and resorts network and even acquired the Webjet airlines. His many contributions to the travel industry have gotten him awards from many International governments. Guilherme Paulus has also been a member of the National Tourism Council since 2003. He is the only entrepreneur in the sector that has managed to integrate the Economic and Social Development Council of the Federal Government. Visit Bloomberg to learn more.
Guilherme Paulus founded the CVC Travel Agency in 1972 with a politician named Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. His partner left a business venture only four years after its creation and sold his shares to Guilherme Paulus. This left him with complete responsibility for the success of the travel agency. He managed to lead the company to success, and the CVC became the largest tourist operator in Latin America. He sold the company to the global investment firm, the Carlyle Group in 2009. The CVC is now capable of generating an annual revenue of 5.2 billion dollars.
In 2005, he founded the GJP hotels and resorts Network. This network now has control of 19 hotels all across the country of Brazil. There are seven in the Southern region, five hotels in the Southeast region and 7 more hotels in the Northeast region. His secret for success is to continuously provide excellent customer service. For Guilherme Paulus, the customer is what is the most important thing to focus on. The customer is a coffee, lunch, the dinner and the gas.
In 2006, he managed to acquire the webjet airlines. At the time of weeds acquisition the small airline had only one aircraft in its fleet. Guilherme managed to transform the small Airline into the third largest airline that operates in Brazil. The Webjet airline grew from having one aircraft in its Fleet to 20. He sold the company to gol in 2011.
His many contributions to the tourism industry have earned him recognition and awards from many international governments. The governments included are the United States, Mexico, France, Venezuela and Argentina. He has also been recognized by magazines in Brazil.