How Disney Fuels Florida’s Economy, Jobs and Tourism

Fifty-eight years ago this week, Walt and Roy Disney joined then-Governor of Florida Haydon Burns in downtown Orlando to announce the “Florida Project,” which later became what you know today as Walt Disney World. It was an important day in the state, and more than half a century later, Disney continues to be an economic engine that fuels Florida’s economy, jobs and tourism – as shown in a new study just completed by Oxford Economics that was announced today.