Guilherme Paulus is the founder and chairman of CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. He founded the company in 1972 and went on to make it one of the most successful homegrown brands from Brazil. His company today caters to more than four million passengers annually generating millions of dollars in revenue.
CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. has over the years come to be recognized for its ability to innovate and produce services that are appealing to its clients. They were the first Brazilian operator to charter aircraft that would be used by their clients long before chartering of aircraft was an easy two or three step process. They would also introduce cruise ship tours to Brazil.
At a time when the industry was experiencing a steady level of growth, CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. brought in cruise ships with predetermined destination visits planned to enable tourist experience the best of Brazil. They would go on to adopt a product distribution model in retail using its large network of agents with a presence in more than 450 cities. Guilherme Paulus would have the company package services into attractive yet affordable parcels that would fit most clients. This ensured that CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. was able to tap into a very diverse client and in doing so increased the number of clients they were able to attract.
Guilherme Paulus has been very instrumental in promoting the Brazilian Tourism sector as its growth was directly related to the growth of his companies. This is one of the reasons why the president tapped him for the Brazilian tourism council at a time when the country was experiencing phenomenal growth. The president was keen on having someone who understood the direct impact tourism had on the economic fortune of the country. Guilherme Paulus has continued to be passionate about the numerous opportunities that lie ion this sector and its this factor that motivated him to open the GJP network. This is a firm that runs a chain of hotels worth over 500 million dollars all over Brazil.