The award winning entrepreneur, Guilherme Paulus is a man full of ambition and zeal to succeed in anything he does. He has been able to establish a business empire based in the hotelier industry. Guilherme has made this possible through his company GJP Hotels and Resorts. This is a hotel chain company based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company started off small and has been able to grow immensely over the years to become the largest hotel chain in Brazil. Other than that, Guilherme runs CVC Brasil Operadora, a tour company based in Brazil.
In an interview with Inspirery, Guilherme Paulus talked about his journey, investments and his personal life. During the interview, Guiherme revealed that the co-founder of CVC Brasil Operadora, Carlos Vicente, came up with the idea of establishing the tour company. Guilherme explained that the two met in a ship and Carlos proposed the idea. Since Guilherme did not have the funds, the two agreed that Guilherme would put in the work and Carlos Vicente the investment.
Mr Paulus, a man who starts his day by giving thanks, stated that the use of technology to manage his daily activities is one trend that excites him. Guilherme said that one thing that makes him more productive as a business man is engaging with his customers and employees. Mr Paulus stated that he occasionally uses Google to research. In conclusion, Guilherme Paulus is a self-driven investor motivated by the quote “Prizes are my rewards, obstacles are my challenges.”
Guilherme Paulus was born in 1949. After completing his high school studies, he joined college and studied business administration. It was after that that he decided to venture into tourism. After years in the industry Guilherme became a member of the National Tourism Council.In 2005, he merged his business skills and the experience he had gained while working in the tourism industry and founded GJP Hotels and Resorts, a powerhouse in the Brazilian Hotel industry. Due to his impeccable entrepreneurial skills, Guilherme was recognized as the Entrepreneur of the year in 2017.