CVC is a company based in Brazil that deals with the tour. The company has been led for years by Guilherme Paulus, and at the board of directors, he is the business leader. At the GJP Hotels and Resorts, he offers his services as an executive. Paulus career journey started when he was the IBM intern.
Many people have been amazed by the success that Guilherme Paulus has achieved over the years from being just an ordinary intern to become a successful entrepreneur. While Paulus was traveling via boat that’s how he met Carlos Vicente. At the time Carlos Vicente was offering his services as the state deputy. Though he had one interest and that is he would venture in tourism a company that would be based in Santo Andre that was the main reason why he talked to Paulus.
At the moment it was not possible for Guilherme Paulus to start the agency all by himself because he didn’t have the capital. They came up with an agreement with Carlos Vicente that he would take care of groundwork, and the money would be taken care of Carlos Vicente. The passion that Guilherme Paulus had is one day becoming an entrepreneur that was the reason why he agreed to get into business with Carlos Vicente. The first stall that they started was near a cinema, the reason why they choose the location is because of the traffic that was in the place. That was a marketing strategy because people around there would have a glimpse of what they were offering in the business.
The partnership went on for four years until they parted ways. The reason why Guilherme Paulus has been successful tourism expert is because he is always optimistic. The way that he manages his time is through having a weekly schedule. There are so many positive changes that have been caused by technology. By just a single click through the internet anyone can get any information that they need. For any business to be successful, then one thing that anyone does is to know what the customer’s needs and through that anyone can propel a big company. That’s the strategy that Guilherme Paulus has used to ensure that CVC grow.
The name Guilherme Paulus may not be well-known to many people outside of Brazil, but travelers from around the world have most likely been touched in some way by his expertise in the travel and tourism industry.
Guilherme Paulus took his graduate degree in Business Administration and, at the age of 24, co-founded the travel group CVC in 1972. With innovative ideas and his capability to provide an expanded array of services, he helped create Latin America’s largest tourism operation. He is known for keeping up with current trends and needs of travelers of today by opening access to CVC not only through physical locations, but also digitally, so customers can buy vacation and travel products at their leisure.
In 2005 he acquired Webjet. Starting with just one aircraft, his innovative style and ability to keep up with demand turned it into the third largest airline in Brazil before selling the company to Gol in 2011. In 2006 he established GJP Hotels & Resorts. This hotel and resort company specializes in promoting the beauty Brazil has to offer while travelers enjoy leisure pursuits. This national chain has 14 resorts with offerings at different points: Five-star Wish, four-star Prodigy, three-star Linx along with Saint Andrews a premium resort located in Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul.
Wanting to spread the possibilities the tourism industry has to offer to Brazil’s youth Guilherme Paulus has supported programs to encourage interest in pursuing a career in the tourism field with immersion programs and education. As IstoÉ Dinheiro Magazine’s 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Services segment, Guilherme Paulus knows that fresh and daring ideas are what is needed to keep tourism alive and well in Brazil. His foresight into training persons that will be needed in the future to fill the demand for skilled jobs at hotels, travel agencies, airlines, excursion groups, shops and restaurants is just another example of what has kept him at the top of his field. Recognized around the globe for the jobs and influx of tourists dollars to local economies, Guilherme Paulus is tourism’s secret weapon.