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Hotelier Guilherme Paulus Explains Why Foz Do Iguacu Is A Great Place To Visit

Guilherme Paulus is an entrepreneur who was born in 1949. After graduating from college with a bachelor’s degree in business administration he had a brief stint at IBM as an intern before launching his own business. His company, CVC Tours, started out very small in a single location in Sao Paulo. Over time he steadily added more locations and developed more contemporary travel packages to offer tourists. This company is now massive and Latin America’s biggest provider of tour packages. Viagem e Turismo magazine named him “Personality of the Year” due to his professional success.

In 1995, Guilherme Paulus entered the hospitality industry. He started with one hotel and he now has 14 hotels and resorts across Brazil. This company is GJP Hotels & Resorts and he is its chairman of the board of directors. He says he stays close to the operation of this company by extensively traveling to each one where he listens to the employees and customers.

Having been in the tourism business for nearly 50 years he recently wrote the ultimate guide to traveling in Brazil. One city that Guilherme Paulus wrote about is Foz do Iguacu which lies right on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Nearby is Iguacu Waterfalls which over the course of two miles has 257 spectacular falls down steep cliffs. These waterfalls are a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. The waterfalls are within Iguacu National Park which has many types of fauna, flora, and animals to view.

Beyond visiting Iguacu Waterfalls, Guilherme Paulus wrote that another must see in Foz do Iguacu is the Three Borders Landmark. This marks the borders between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. O hotel butique de Guilherme Paulus. He also enjoys Bird Park which has 800 species of birds living in it. The species of birds include the hyacinth macaw and the black-fronted piping guan.

As for where to stay when visiting this city, he welcomes travelers to check out his luxury hotel which is the Wish Foz do Iguacu. This is located 20 minutes outside of the city and has an 18-hole championship golf course on its grounds among other high-class amenities.