Traveling, touring and exploring new places is one of the most fulfilling things that a person can do. Whether you travel for fun or on business, it is always exciting because you get to see new places, meet new people and get to learn about different ways of doing things and living. If you are touring Latin America or on business, there is one man, who has dedicated his career to see to it, that you get the best services during your time. He is Guilherme Paulus, co-founder of CVC; the most prominent tour agent in Brazil and extensive Latin America. Paulus is also the president of GJP Hotels Network, which is among the most popular and recommended groups of hotels in Brazil. Paulus says that he has built his two hospitality brands, CVC & GJP on the philosophy of customer service and offering premium service.
His journey to building his tourism empire started when he was working at a tours company called Casa Faro travel agency, where the idea to venture out on his own struck him. Today CVC has grown to a multi-national million dollar company, and Guilherme Paulus is confident of an upward scaling in the future. According to the tour mogul, he has continued o expand his enterprise because he mainly enjoys the process of creating memorable experiences to all his clients. In the process, he has created thousands of jobs and contributed to the growth of his native country, Brazil.
Guilherme Paulus takes pride in the fact that the two brands can meet customer expectations because of their ability to innovate. It is this trend that has grown CVC, to have a physical presence in all states of Brazil with 1,164 stores and close to 10,000 travel agents. Paulus attributes the growth to their business ethics of always doing more for the customer and loving their clients.
All through his career, Guilherme has displayed high work ethics, dating back to the time he was an intern at IBM while still at the age of 20. Guilherme says that he loves the industry of tourism and hospitality because he can make new contacts every day which go a long way in expanding his empire. He adds that the dream of his company is to become the most prominent tourism company on the globe, and also open up the Latin America market in a big way.
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Other than serving as President of CVC and GJP, he is also a member of the Tourism National Board, after appointment by Brazil’s president. As a result of Carlyle group purchasing 63.6% stake of his tourism empire, CVC at a value of about $420 million, he features on Forbes Billionaires list. He urges entrepreneurs not to shy away from risk, to love what they do and remain determined and optimistic.