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The Contribution Of Guilherme Paulus To The Tourism Industry Of Brazil

Guilherme Paulus, also called Guilherme de Jesus Paulus is one of the Forbes billionaires. He partnered with a Brazilian politician and founded a tour operator in 1972. By then, he was around twenty-four years old. Since then,

Guilherme Paulus has been the chairman of the tour operator. However, four years later, his partner left the venture leaving Paulus as the only leader. His leadership has contributed to CVC’s tremendous growth making the company be the largest tour operator in Latin America.

In 2009, Brazilian investor Guilherme sold CVC’s 63.6 percent of the company’s shares to global private equity firm Carlyle Group. The price was approximately four hundred and twenty million dollars. According to CVC Brazil, this was a restricted offer. Guilherme stated that he was to provide all the information about the new shareholders and their stakes only after the transaction was settled.

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In the year 2005, Guilherme Paulus founded GJP Hotels and Resorts where he also served as a member of the board of directors. This organization controls more than fifteen hotels and restaurants in Brazil. The venture is growing so well that Guilherme Paulus is even looking forward to building and maintain several hotels near the airports in Brazil. This is because of a large number of visitor expected in the country.

The tourism sector in Brazil is booming. The Republic’s president named Guilherme Paulus as the member of the Tourism National Board. Guilherme Paulus’s investment in the tourism sector has dramatically improved Brazil’s image among many investors. Paulus has made many investments in most of the areas that are related to tourism in one way or another. Currently, the chain of hotels and restaurants that he has opened are serving more than ninety-two guests in the country. The father of two has been recognized as the most influential personalities in the tourism industry of Brazil. The hotels have also employed close to two thousand employees. The creation of employment has improved the economy of the country.

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