Guilherme Paulus founded GJP hotels and resorts also known as the GJP group in 2005. With over 15 hotels and resorts throughout Brazil. GJP group is one of the fastest growing hotel chains in the country.
Guilherme Paulus began investing heavily in hotels in 2005. With the World Cup being held in Brazil in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016, GJP group was perfectly positioned to take advantage of the influx of tourists. The chairman of the board since October 2013, Guilherme Paulus has always had a talent for being able to have a foresight into business futures, thus being able to capitalize on business opportunities.
In 1972 Guilherme Paulus and his business partner Carlos Vicente Cerchiari founded CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. Under Mr. Paulus’s leadership, CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. has grown to be one of the top 10 tourism companies in the world and the largest in South America. Both the citizens and the economy of Brazil has benefited greatly from the aggressive business strategies for growth defined by Guilherme. In 2017, Paulus was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year for single-handedly being responsible for increasing the standard of living of the average Brazilian and major driver in growing the economy. Today, responsible for more than 3200 employees and 1000 suppliers Guilherme is one of the most well respected and liked businessmen in the country. In 2013, Mr. Paulus was recognized by Forbes and joined the prestigious billionaire club.
Today CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A Yes, 209 point of sales including both domestic and international offices in Europe and throughout South America. Mr. Paulus tourism empire today serves over 8.5 million passengers in Brazil and overseas. Guilherme Paulus has been able to grow, his companies, GJP Group and CVC to be internationally recognized as an industry leader.