This year it was announced that CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. is planning to no longer be a privately held and controlled firm. The tourism giant is planning to go public in 2018 after the private equity Carlye bought up more the 60% of the company a deal valued to be worth $420 million. CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. was founded in 1972 by principals Mr. Paulus, and Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. Carlos Vicente Cerchiari would later leave the company he helps found in 1974 and left Guilherme Paulus as the person in charge of business affairs moving forward. Visit Guilherme Paulus at Forbes for more info.
Today CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. is the largest tourism company in Brazil and is in the top ten on the global scale. Today CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. has over 200 price points including offices in France, Europe, and several locations throughout Brazil and South America as a whole. With more than 3000 employees and doing business with more than 1000 suppliers, CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. serves over 8.5 million passengers.
In 2005, Guilherme Paulus began expanding his tourism empire and founded GJP Hotels and Resorts and now controls more than 15 hotels and resorts in Brazil, with plans to expand to the airport areas. Guilherme Paulus is one of the most well-respected and influential businessmen in modern times. Named Entrepreneur of the year in 2017, and currently a member of the board at GJP FIP, and the Tourism National Board, named by the Republic’s President, Guilherme Paulus has also been credited for creating five stars, linx, Saint Andrew premium. With over 35 years in the business, Guilherme Paulus since graduating with his degree in business has grown to one of the most successful business entrepreneurs today.