Guilherme Paulus is known as one of the best businessmen in all of Brazil. He is 68 years old and has almost 50 years of experience in the tourist industry. The Brazilian entrepreneur has also joined the billionaire’s club in 2013, and his current net worth is over 1.1 billion dollars. The successful businessman has also been recognized all over the world by many international governments. He has earned awards and titles in his home country of Brazil and continues to stack up the accolades.
In 2012, Guilherme Paulus was honored by the French government with a medal and certificate. This was signed by the Minister of Economy and Tourism of France Christine Lagarde. The businessman was honored and presented with the award and certificate for his numerous contributions that he made to the development of tourism in France. This is one of the highest honors that the Government of France grants to a foreign businessman. Other countries that have honored the Brazilian businessman have been Mexico, the United Stated, Venezuela, and Argentina.
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Guilherme Paulus has also received the highest honor of being given the Farroupilha Medal of Merit. This was given to him by the legislature of Rio Grande do Sul. It is distributed to entrepreneurs and people that excel in the services that they provide to the community. Guilherme Paulus has been elected the Business Leader of the Tourism by the Leisure and Entertainment Sector in 2010 for the third year in a row. He was awarded the Medal of Honor to Merit Marechal Floriano Peixoto by the Government of Alagoas. This was in recognition of the services provided by the CVC to the tourist and economic development of the region.
Guilherme’s company, the CVC, received the award for the Best Tourism Operator for the eleventh year in a row in 2011. The CVC travel agency was also honored in London during the World Travel Market in 2009. The CVC was honored for its contribution to the development of world tourism. It was the only Brazilian operator among 10 world competitors to receive a trophy from Fiona Jeffery, the president of WTM.