Welcome to the website for the Waco Tourism Public Improvement District (TPID).

The TPID is made up of hotel properties in the city limits of Waco with 75 or more hotel rooms. These properties pay a 2% assessment on their occupied rooms for the purpose of generating funds to market and promote Waco as a convention and tourism destination.

Special Hotel Rates for Waco Indie Film Festival!

Several hotels are offering special rates for attendees of the Waco Indie Film Festival. You are invited to click on the link to book, or if you prefer, call the hotel and ask for the Waco Indie Film rate.

Hotel NamePhoneRateAuthorized by
Cambria Hotel254.347.5511Click to BookJacquelyn Baumann
EVEN Hotel254.633.3836Click to BookJacquelyn Baumann
Element Hotel254.452.3111Click to BookAnkit Bhakta
Hampton Inn & Suites Waco South254.662.9500Click to Book
15% off regular rate
Lori Harvey
Hotel Indigo254.754.7000Click to BookJacquelyn Baumann

New Incentive Program for Groups

The Waco TPID is pleased to offer a new incentive program to meeting and event planners, filmmakers, sports planners and others.

The program is simple. The TPID offers a reimbursement of $5 per consumed hotel room for new business brought to Waco. Proof of consumed room nights must be obtained from the hotel(s). Minimum of 100 room nights to qualify.

Simply fill out the form below to allow the TPID to consider your request and look at the dates to ensure it is a need period for the hotels. The board will consider your request and will indicate whether it agrees.

Then, after your event, fill out the form below, and include proof from the hotel of consumed room nights. Again, the board will look at the form and consider your request.

Questions? Please contact our Executive Director, Carla Pendergraft, at carla@wacotpid.com.

TAPPS and the Waco TPID

The Waco TPID is a proud partner to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools.

Waco is proud to be the “home away from home” and Championship City for many of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ tournaments, events, and championships. Below please find a video from the esteemed Executive Director of TAPPS, Bryan Bunselmeyer:

Please enjoy this video of thanks from Executive Director, Bryan Bunselmeyer:

Please enjoy this video recap of the events held in Waco for 2023-24: