Today CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. is one of the largest tourism firms in the world. The tourism company employees 3200 people and 1000 suppliers, with 209 point of sale in domestic and international markets. CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A Office is in 23 Brazilian states with international offices in Argentina, Uruguay Chile, and France. Serving more than 8.5 million passengers in Brazil and in its overseas markets CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A is currently among the top 10 of tourism companies in the world. It was announced that a $420 Million deal had been closed for the purchase of a large portion of CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. A private equity firm called the car will group will control 63.6% of the company as part of this deal, and there are plans to take the company public later in 2018.
Guilherme Paulus the founder of both CVC Brasil in 1972, and his hotel chain, GJP Group in 2005 is one of the most respected and economic drivers in Brazil. His innovative and aggressive business styles and strategies have made a positive impact during his 40-year career in the tourism industry. Donating millions to various charities throughout Brazil. He is one of the most liked and respected businessmen in the country. Guilherme Paulus currently sits on the board of directors at CVC Turismo a position he’s held since October 2013. In addition, Paulus is a current member of the Tourism National Board that is controlled and announced by the Republic’s President.
In 2005, Guilherme Paulus began to expand his tourism empire by investing heavily into the hotel industry and founding what will become known as the GJP Hotels and Resorts. Guilherme Paulus timed his expansion perfectly to coincide with the World Soccer Cup, which was held in 2014 and the Summer Olympics of 2016.