Guilherme Paulus is a Brazilian hotelier who runs a branch of GPJ Hotels and Resorts located through out Brazil. In addition, he is also an international entrepreneur known for managing a well known Brazilian tour company,CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens.
As founder and chairman of GPJ Hotels and Resorts, he manages them with a strategy of talking to clients and tourists, both domestic and international in order to find out their needs. His interaction with employees and clients is one of the reasons he has always had a day to day business with GPJ Hotels and Resorts.
With an superb record of being a travel guide, Guilherme always suggests Gramado as one of the top most places for tourists to visit during their stay at GPJ Hotels and Resorts. It is situated along a famously romantic route within the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul in the Serra Gaúcha area. He also adds that Gramado is filled with fun activities like ice skating at the Snowland Snow Park, sailing at Lago Negro and magical pedestrian walks at Minimundo.
As co-founder of CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens, Guilherme Paulus and his partner Carlos Vicente Cerchiari founded the company in 1972. Four years later, Carlos Vicente Cerchiari decided to venture elsewhere leaving Guilherme Paulus in charge. His supervision and leadership has made CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens to become the largest tour operator in Latin America.
Even with physical stores to support both CVC and GPJ Hotels and Resorts, Guilherme Paulus uses online means as well to close sales or for further research by clients. He exclaims that the use of technology is one of the best ways to serve the needs of customers.
By 2009, a global private equity firm Carlyle group bought a stake in CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens at $420 million at 63.3%. In addition, the 2014 Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil and 2016 Summer Olympics made a huge influx of visitors. It is no wonder that Guilherme Paulus joined the Forbes list with a net worth of $1.1 billion.
Shiraz Boghani is one of the most respected figures in the hospitality enterprise, known for his extensive involvement in the hotel industry.
At the 2016 Asian Business Awards, Shiraz won “Hotelier of the year” Back Shiraz was the pioneer of limited service branded hotels in the UK in the 1990s. He has since been involved in dozens of similar projects. Shiraz is the chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group and authoritatively oversees Splendid’s growth strategy in addition to various other projects. Splendid Hospitality Group manages 20 trading hotels, including the 336 room Holiday Inn at Wembley, the 292 rooms at Hilton London Bankside, The Grand Hotel & Spa at York, and the 256 rooms at Conrad London St. James.
In addition to being a powerful Entrepreneur, Shiraz is also a Philanthropist who has a passion for serving and being a pillar of the community. Apart from serving as chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. Shiraz also co-founded Sussex Health Care, a group providing over 580 beds and is a chief provider of residential and elderly care in the Sussex area.
Having won the “Hotelier of the Year” award, Shiraz is a very prominent entrepreneur in the industry, and his property development experiences have produced countless successful businesses, and even his commitment to the Splendid Hospitality Group has changed lives during his years with the organization.
Despite all of his success, Shiraz Boghani never forgets his roots. Originally from Kenya, he moved to the UK in 1969, beginning his career as a chartered accountant with a small firm, afterward moving to Thomson McLintock & Co. Also known as KPMG.
Now, Shiraz’ Splendid Hospitality Group is one of the quickest rising organizations in the UK. This is proof of the highly dynamic and innovative business intelligence of Shiraz Boghani who intends to guide the group to new heights, and a relentless drive to build, transform and innovate.