(May 15, 2018) — Beacon 44 RV Park has won the Park of the Year Award from the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) in the medium size park category.
(May 15, 2018) — The Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Canyon Lake has won the Accommodations of the Year Award in the large park category from the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO).
(April 23, 2018) — Texas Rep. Matt Krause listened to the concerns of campground owners and industry officials Sunday about rocketing property taxes, early school start dates and the harmful reduction in state tourism marketing as the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) kicked off its annual Spring Meeting and Tradeshow.
(April 23, 2018) — “This was by far the most competitive awards program we’ve ever had in our 45 year history,” he said, noting that one-and-a-half times as many parks competed for awards this year.
(April 2, 2018) –TACO’s Spring Meeting will include important government affairs updates involving property taxes, early school start dates and tourism funding.
(Aug. 30, 2017) — The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has identified 41 campgrounds and RV parks with space available for Hurricane Harvey evacuees, including parks in Houston and Galveston.
(Aug. 28, 2017) — The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has identified campgrounds and RV parks with space available for Hurricane Harvey evacuees.
(Aug. 14, 2017) — “We showcase more than 350 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts on TexasCampgrounds.com and there are always parks that have a vacancy somewhere in Texas, even on holiday weekends,” said Brian Schaeffer of the Texas Association of Campground Owners.
(June 13, 2017) — “Keep in mind, too, that while many campgrounds may already be sold out for July 1 and 2, some still have vacancy for the July 3 and 4. We are also aware of some parks that still have vacancy for the entire four-day holiday weekend.”
(May 26, 2017) — RV park operators learned that while it is okay to use criminal background checks in the guest screening process, they must also have written policies in place that describe how convictions for specific types of conduct will prevent the park from allowing them to be a guest.
(May 22, 2017) — For the second time in two years, Katy Lake RV Resort has won the Accommodations of the Year Award from the Texas Association of Campground Owners in the small park category.
(May 19, 2017) — The award recognizes the high quality of Northgate’s printed and online marketing materials for its Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Kerrville.
(May 19, 2017) — “Last year business for us was up about 20 percent over the previous year. This year, we were completely full with a waiting list. That hadn’t happened since 2008” Pike said.
(May 16, 2017) — The awards came despite suffering severe floods in 2015 and 2016 that submerged the campground for months at a time, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.
(May 15, 2017) — “We’re thrilled to receive this recognition,” said Beth Carroll, whose family purchased the park in 2015 and invested about $50,000 in improvements to improve its aesthetic appeal. “It looks like a new park.”
(May 1, 2017) — The event attracted more than a 175 park operators, employees, vendors and industry officials, including more than 60 park operators and vendors who had never attended a TACO show before.
(April 27, 2017) — Brownfield said the growth potential for private park operators is significant. “We have 3.4 million new households that just starting camping since 2014,” he said. “More millennials are camping. More families are camping.”
(April 25, 2017) — RV parks and campgrounds taking home TACO awards this year include Llando Grande Resort and Country Club; The Vineyards Campground and Cabins; Westgate RV Park; Katy Lake RV Resort; and Jellystone Park Camp-Resort.
(April 24, 2017) — The Texas Association of Campground Owners presented awards today as the Texas association kicked off the first full day of its annual Spring Meeting and Trade Show.
(April 18, 2017) — “It’s very important for park operators to understand what these new guidelines are,” said Schaeffer, adding that new federal regulations could also make park operators subject to discrimination lawsuits if they refuse to allow convicted felons into their parks.