Tourism Leads Central Florida Recovery

 In Fishkind Commentaries

September 11 2012 | WMFE- Florida’s economic recovery is sluggish, with boom industries like construction losing jobs in recent years. But the tourism industry is doing well by comparison. Leisure sector jobs have grown across the state in the last three years, accounting for nearly a quarter of job growth. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells 90.7’s Matthew Peddie tourism led job growth is even higher in Orlando, where it’s the dominant economic driver- but there are some worrying signs growth in the sector is slowing.

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