Guilherme Paulus is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of Brazil. He is the co-founder of the renowned CVC tour operator in Brazil. He found CVC with the help of his politician friend in the year 1972 when he was only of age 24. However his friend left the business venture shortly after only four years and since then Guilherme Paulus single handily managed the tour operator. Paulus has now turned CVC to be one of the largest tour operators in Latin America. The company’s 63.6% shares were bought by another firm for $420 million which benefited Paulus immensely. Now the company is to be listing its shares in the stock market.
Later in the year 2005 Paulus found the chain of hotels named GJP Hotels and Resorts. It initially started with a single hotel but now has over 19 of them all over Brazil 7 of which are in the South region, 5 in the Southeast and the rest of them in the North-eastern side of the country.
Guilherme Paulus had initially started his career as a former intern in IBM but somewhere within he knew that it was not what he really wanted form life. He wanted to have a business of his own and lead his own career. Later he shifted jobs and joined Casa Faro travel agency. This is when he realized how passionate he was about tourism and he decided to have his own tourism company CVC. He had to deal with a lot of crisis in order to elevate CVC to the top level. There was a point when he had almost closed the company. But his innovative ideas that he constantly implemented caused CVC’s customer base to grow over time with huge number. Now it has 1164 stores and almost 9 thousand employees. CVC has an operator in all of the stated of Brazil.
Guilherme Paulus’s Hotel chain GJP was even a greater success. He is now one of the top most businessmen in Brazil and owns a very successful hotel chain and a top rated tourism company. Guilherme Paulus believes that with determination and a positive attitude anyone can achieve success in life.
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