Peabody Hotel Group is a Memphis-based hospitality company that owns and operates the Peabody Orlando, a 1,641-room luxury hotel next to the Orange County Convention Center
. The hotel opened its doors in 1986. In 2010, the Peabody Orlando completed a $450 million expansion that more than doubled the size of the original building.
2011 rank: 60
2010 rank: 59
Full-time employees in 2011: 1,057
Part-time employees in 2011: 193
Total employees in 2011: 1,250
Total employees in 2010: 1,280
Footnote: *Peabody: Opened 34-story expansion in September 2010. 2011 tally does not include 402 on-call workers.