Guilherme de Jesus Paulus was born in São Paulo Brazil where he studied business administration in college. He has created a Latin American tourism industry for Brazil that has spanned more than five decades. His professional skills in designing and creating hotels and resorts have also provided lots of job opportunities for thousands of Brazilian citizens.
Guilherme has been an official member of Brazil’s National Tourism of Council for 15 years. Guilherme Paulus is the co-founder of CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. (CVC) headquartered in São Paulo. He was only 24 years of age when he helped create CVC in 1972.
Today the company is the largest network tour company in Latin America. CVC is a preeminent tourism company whose clients are located in Brazil, throughout South America, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States.
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Then in 2005, Guilherme created a hotel chain called GJP Hotels and Resorts. The resort chain has now grown to be the largest hotel and resort chain in Brazil. One of Paulus’ resort hotel won the World Golf Awards of 2017 for being Brazil’s Number 1 golf hotel with living quarters.
Due to Guilherme’s entrepreneurial skills, the Government of Brazil awarded Guilherme with many awards. Guilherme Paulus has been honored with awards like “Personality of the Year,” and “2017 Entrepreneur of the Year.” His hotels, condominiums, and resorts are recognized as top recreational and living establishments.
Guilherme Paulus has also been honored by foreign governments where he has expanded his tourism resorts and hotels. The French government awarded him a tourism honor for his contributions to the French tourism industry. Other official government agencies or prefectures, have awarded Guilherme honors from Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina, and Miami, U.S.A.
Guilherme Paulus is a visionary who enjoys creating new businesses like his purchase of Webjet airlines. Webjet under his aegis became one of Brazil’s leading airlines which he later sold.
Guilherme believes in helping communities throughout Brazil. As a result, he contributes to many Brazilian organizations like the PIET project located in Puerto Rico. PIET provides educational opportunities for low-income youths who would like to make the tourism industry a career.
Guilherme Paulus sponsors the National Project of Professional Initiation in Tourism that gives teens real-life experience in working in the tourism trade. Guilherme has worked with CVC to support institutions that provide medical care, education, and psychological counseling to undereducated adolescents.