Latest job report in Orlando Florida saw job growth of 23,000 jobs which leads the state. Many of these jobs are in the hospitality industry.
OrlandoJobs.com employment survey (orlandojobs.com/whitepaper) found this as well. The addition of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to the Central Florida landscape is in our opinion a major reason for this job growth.
We label this the "Butter Beer Employment Effect" and just in the 3rd quarter alone last year, Universal Studios had over 1 million more visitors that the previous year. HUGE for Orlando and our job market. Roger Lear of OrlandoJobs.com talks about it with Fox 35.