To responsibly strive for the satisfaction of customers, employees and investors.
Excellence in hospitality.
- 21/Aug/1963 – Inauguration of the Bourbon Londrina Business Hotel*
Opening of the Chain's first hotel, the Bourbon Londrina Business Hotel. The first phase of the venture was inaugurated with 45 rooms, room service and breakfast.
- 20/Dec/1973 – Inauguration of the Bourbon Cataratas Convention & Spa Resort *
The weather turned nasty during an airplane trip from São Paulo to Londrina. The plane landed at the Foz do Iguaçu – PR airport. Once there, Alceu Vezozzo used the opportunity to visit some land that was for sale. He was delighted by one parcel and decided to buy it. That was where a wing of the hotel was initially built, with 69 rooms and with premium quality for the region, which attracted the attention of tourism companies in the Rio - São Paulo area.
The chain broke its contracts with major tourism agencies and began to offer its own thematic packages for holidays and commemorative dates.
- 09/Dec/1982 – Inauguration of the Bourbon São Paulo Express Hotel*
At this time, part of the Vezozzo was living in São Paulo. Alceu Vezozzo Filho and Maria Angélica Vezozzo were studying at universities in São Paulo, opening an opportunity to start business in the biggest city in South America.
- The Bourbon Chain develops its expansion, starting work on the Bourbon Atibaia Convention & Spa Resort.
- 05/Jan/2002 – Inauguration of the Bourbon Batel Express Hotel
- 01/12/2011 – Chain enters the Bourbon Dom Ricardo Curitiba Airport Business Hotel*
The Bourbon Chain starts international operations with the inauguration of the Bourbon Asunción Convention Hotel, located in Luque, in the greater Asunción metro area of Paraguay.
After decades at the helm of the Bourbon Chain, Alceu Vezzozo hands off his position to his successor, Alceu Vezzozo Filho. That same year, the Bourbon Chain begins operations in Buenos Aires – Argentina. It also launches the Be – Bourbon Exclusive brand in the market – geared towards boutique hotels aimed at offering unique guest experiences.