Guilherme Paulus is a Brazilian entrepreneur known for his involvement in the tourism industry. He developed an interest in creating his own business, and by the age of 20, he decided to join IBM and become an intern. He studied how the business worked, and he took down notes to remember the things that he would have to consider once he established his business.
When he turned 24 years old, he became serious in establishing his own business. He spoke with a Brazilian politician and decided to come into a business deal. They established a tour operator services firm that would provide the tourists and visitors in the country with an unforgettable experience going around Brazil. The company was established in 1972, and they had a great start. However, four years after establishing the company, the Brazilian politician left Guilherme Paulus, and he became the sole owner of the business. He used the things that he learned from IBM and successfully managed the business even if he’s alone. Through the years, his tour operator services firm became the largest and the leading company of its kind in Latin America.
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In 2005, Guilherme Paulus decided to go into a different venture, this time investing in hotels and resorts. He built a company that would build hotels and resorts all across the country, and in the present, there are 15 branches of these establishments all across the country. The hotels and resorts are also built near the airports where tourists are coming in from all over the world, and they are falling in love with the services provided at the hotels and resorts owned by Guilherme Paulus. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games, millions of tourists visited the country, and most of them used the services provided by his two companies. Visitors checked in inside his hotels, enjoyed his resorts, and had a blast touring the country through his tour operator services firm.
The influx of tourists to Brazil helped Guilherme Paulus to reach a $1 billion net worth. His ranking was verified by Forbes, and he will join other billionaires in this year’s special issue.
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