Guilherme Paulus has made several smart business choices throughout his long career in the tourism industry, and it has allowed him to become a millionaire. The first smart choice Paulus made was to establish a small tourism agency when he was a young man.
Guilherme Paulus and his partner founded CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A in 1972. With hard work and innovative business ideas, Guilherme Paulus grew the tourism agency, and it is now a very important travel agency in Latin America.
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After buying his partner out, Guilherme Paulus made another smart choice to sell shares of CVC to the Carlyle Group for three hundred and ninety-four dollars. However, he held on to a significant amount of shares in CVC. Currently, CVC has over 400 agencies throughout Brazil with plans to open more locations. Paulus’s smart business move to keep shares in CVC allows him to continue to keep earning money through CVC. The tourism agency continues to earn increasing profits each additional year that it does business. After selling shares in CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A Guilherme Paulus decided to invest in a new business venture. Paulus established the GJP hotel and resort group.
CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A is a successful company that has developed partnerships with hotels chains, airlines, and sea carriers. CVC’s prominent position in Brazil’s tourism industry impacts the Brazilian economy by providing jobs for people in the tourism industry. CVC’s success has also impacted governments in other countries. Paulus has received awards for his contribution to the tourism industry by the government of France, and cities in Venezuela, Mexico, and the United States. Paulus has also received many awards in his home country of Brazil.
Paulus has been honored and achieved recognition by several newspapers. Paulus continues to seek business opportunities by acquiring new assets. Paulus acquired the small airline Webjet which owned one airplane, and he expanded it until it became a top airline in Brazil. Once the airline was successful Paulus sold it in 201l.