Guilherme Paulus, a successful businessman in Brazil, was born in Sao Paulo. At the university, he studied business administration and had his internship with IBM. As his tender age, he had a vision that he nurtured in his mind. When he was twenty-four years old, he had a chance to meet with Carlos Vicente Cerchiari who is a local government official who wanted to bring tourism in Brazil and expand it. Paulus welcomed the idea, but he had to finances to invest in this kind of business. However, Mr. Cerchiari offered him a business deal where he was to fund the business and Paulus would take care of the daily operation. Their first storefront was in Sao Paulo. After four years of partnership, Mr. Cerchiari left the operations.
Guilherme Paulus continued in the business and has become very successful. Many reasons could be highlighted that made him a successful businessman and entrepreneur. One is his exceptional vision of tourism. The first CVC outlet meant for selling tours attracted many people who go to watch a movie every day. By putting this vision to action, he increased Brazil tourism which could be better explained as breaking the market. He has continued opening more stores across the country.
A new opportunity for Guilherme Paulus opened, and he invested in a new venture called GJP Hotels and Resorts in Brazil. GJP Hotels and Resorts have expanded with their fourteen hotels having more than 3,000 rooms and 5,000 employees. Among them are 4-star Prodigy hotels, 3-star Linx hotels and Wish hotels. These are the most distinct brands that the company has. Their hotels are found in all Brazil major cities.
As an entrepreneur in Brazil, one has to face a lot of obstacles. For this reason, therefore, People may shy away from investing in the country, Guilherme Paulus has continued to invest in the country mainly because of people who have contributed to his success over the years. For example his advisors and his employees. According to him, investment is the best way that he can spend his money. A successful entrepreneur has to stay connected to their business and should give back to his or her community.