Guilherme Paulus: Becoming The Newest Brazilian Billionaire

The tourism industry in Brazil is growing, and many foreign tourists are coming into the country to witness its beauty, cultures, and traditions. Entrepreneurs who managed to invest in the tourism sector are now experiencing the fruits of their labor, and they never expected that millions of people are now coming into their country. Last year, the tourism department of Brazil recorded more than six million foreign tourists, and they expect the number to increase further.

Guilherme Paulus, a Brazilian entrepreneur who invested in tour operator services, hotels, and restaurants, is one of those who is reaping the benefits of a strong tourism industry. He is now the country’s newest billionaire, and Forbes magazine confirmed his net worth to be well over $1 billion. Guilherme Paulus never realized that he would become a billionaire someday, and now that it happened, he could not hide his joy and gratefulness to everyone who helped him reach the top.

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Starting his career as an intern for IBM, Guilherme Paulus decided to create his own business after he learned a lot from the internship program. He sent an invitation to a lot of prominent figures in Brazil, hoping to get a reply. A local politician told him that he is interested in the business, and they soon became business partners. Through his hard work and dedication, his company became the largest tour operator services firm in the Latin American region. His business partner had to leave him years after the business was established, due to personal reasons. He managed the business alone, but he never felt any pressure from being a sole owner.

Guilherme Paulus never stopped venturing into new industries. He opened up a chain of hotels and resorts in 2005, placing it outside the airports and seaports which is considered by the experts as strategic. The recent games centered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil boosted the performance of the tourism industry. Today, the Brazilian government is serious in drawing more tourists to the vibrant and lively country filled with adventures like Brazil.

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