Guilherme Paulus has always spoken about the power of innovation. He continuously reminds all his employees about the need to continually innovate and develop new products that keep clients eager and interested. This has been a mantra that saw CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. become one of the most successful private companies in Brazil. The company being a tour operator had to keep innovating and coming up with packages that would cater to a diverse clientele as well as keep them coming back for more. This was one of the biggest lessons Guilherme Paulus learned while he was an intern at IBM. Even though the internship confirmed his assertion that he was not cut out to work in the computing world, it gave him some incredible lessons. Check this article at istoedinheiro.com to learn more.
Guilherme Paulus drove the company from a two-man start-up into a multimillion-dollar organization. The growth has been phenomenal from turning his focus towards corporate clients, to bringing in the first cruise ship in Brazil, to becoming the first tour operator in the country to charter flights for its clients CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. has been a pacesetter. The company was among the very first to adopt online advertising as well as developing a portal where clients could view and request for services. This made CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. an international brand earlier than most other companies in Brazil. Today, despite having sold more than sixty percent stake to a private equity group, Guilherme Paulus still commands a lot of respect within the organization. In fact, the new majority shareholder still relies a lot on his input when making some critical decisions that have the ability to affect the company’s operations adversely.
Paulus has diversified his interest in the hotel industry where he owns more than 19 hotels through his GJP network. This network has locations all over the country in strategic locations something that has seen its value rise to more than 500 million dollars in less than thirteen years. Today his companies employ thousands and serve millions of clients every year.