Guilherme Paulus has been recognized all over the world for his many contributions to the tourism industry. He in known in his home country of Brazil as one of the best businessmen. He was born in 1949 and began his business journey as an entrepreneur in 1972 when he co-founded the CVC travel agency. Guilherme founded the GJP Hotel and Resorts network in 2005, and in 2006, he acquired the Webjet airline. Guilherme Paulus has recently joined the billionaires club and has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.1 billion. Read more articles by Paulus at advb.com
Guilherme Paulus has had a mountain of accomplishments in the travel and tourist industries. He has received honors and recognition form many international countries all around the world. In 2012, he was honored by the country of France for his many contributions to the development and promotion of tourism in France. He has also been recognized in the countries of Mexico, the United States, Venezuela, and Argentina for the same reasons. All of his successful business ventures have made him a respectable person for many countries around the world and have made him somewhat of a celebrity in his own home country.
Guilherme Paulus was awarded the title of Executive of Valor by the Valor Economico newspaper. He earned the title of Personality of the Year by the Viagem e Turismo. The Modern Consumer magazine listed him in the category of Revolutionary Consumer Relations. He is considered one of the best businessmen in the tourism industry. Guilherme is also a member of the National Tourism Council and has been in that position since 2003. He is the only entrepreneur in the sector that integrated the Economic and Social Development Council of the Federal Government.
Guilherme Paulus co-founded the CVC in 1972 and it is now known as the largest tourist operator in Latin America. A part of the company was sold to the global investment firm, the Carlyle Group in 2009 for approximately $420 million. It now generates an estimated $5.2 billion in annual revenue. Guilherme has also founded the GJP Hotels and Resorts network. The network is considered one of the largest national hotel chains.