Guilherme Paulus: Reaching $1 Billion Net Worth Through The Tourism Sector

Earning a net worth equivalent to or more than $1 billion will land you in Forbes Magazine’s annual billionaires’ list, and this is what happened to Brazilian entrepreneur Guilherme Paulus after he was notified that the popular business magazine will be visiting him in his hometown to verify his current net worth.

Guilherme Paulus is the owner of a popular tour operator services firm and 15 hotels and resorts all over the country. It was his childhood dream to become rich, but he never expected that it will be possible for him to become a billionaire while doing business in the tourism industry. One of the reasons why his businesses generated an exponential amount of profit is because of the publicity that Brazil has been getting these days.

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In 2014 and 2016, Brazil hosted the World Cup and the Olympics, drawing in a lot of visitors from other countries. The tourism department of the Brazilian government took advantage of their hosting rights and promoted Brazil to other countries. The result of their campaign was a success, as the country is seeing an increasing number of tourists visiting Brazil every year. By 2020, the government is projecting that it will hit the seven million mark, and to prepare for the influx of more visitors, they are working with the private sector to offer more services to the tourists. Guilherme Paulus developed his hotels and resorts, hiring staffs that could provide world-class services, and putting an emphasis on the management of his hotel. He also built his hotel chains near ports of entry, to provide a convenient option for tourists to stay in.

Through his hard work, his businesses boomed, and it became known around the world. His tour operating services firm, which was founded in 1972, is known all over Latin America as the best of its kind, and people choose his firm when they are visiting the country. The business expert stated that he still needs to work on the improvement of services provided by his companies, and thanked the government for their serious efforts in helping tour operators in Brazil.

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