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The Growth of Hotel and Tourism Industries by Guilherme Paulus

Guilherme Paulus is the founder of GJP hotel groups, GJP Hotels & Resorts and GJP Construtora e Incorporadora as well as a shareholder in CVC. He is also the chairman of the Sao Paulo Board or Directors Convention, vice president of ABAV National and a member of the National Tourism Council. GJP is a network of hotels and resorts running from South to the North-East of Brazil. Two thousand employees serve the 3000 apartments it holds. CVC, founded in 1972, is the largest traveling service providers in America. Guilherme Paulus is well known for his breakthrough in the aviation industry in Brazil. He was able to turn Webjet airline into a national airline operating in more than 20 cities in Brazil with over 20 airplanes, becoming the third largest airline in operation in the country.

Guilherme Paulus holds a share in the CRC at a value of R$750 million while the Webjet was sold for R$70 million. By 2017, the company had released about R$1 billion to acquire Submarine on Viagens, whose focus was to market online travel services. The goal was to improve on Trend, a field dealing with leisure activities that are run by agents, Texture Advance, which is a tourism sector, Visual tourism which mainly focuses on ecotourism as well as the Cultural Exchange experiment which provides studies in other countries. In general, the company aims to attain revenue of R$10 billion a year and to accumulate about 9 million clients. This will create more opportunities for the country. The main aim of Guilherme Paulus is to continue working to develop Brazil by securing opportunities for more citizens in the country.

From the participation in the growth of the economy of Brazil, Guilherme Paulus has attained many awards from the government and private organizations. In 2012, he received a grant from France for his significant roles in the tourism industry. Brazil has given him honorary titles such as the Value Executive, Revolutionary Entrepreneur and Modern Consumer from local newspapers. His fame comes from his contribution as an investor in the tourism industry. This helped him to make connections and networks with tourists in Brazil and from other countries around the world.