Meanwhile, the Indonesian government is trying to stimulate the establishment of green hotels, which optimize the use of natural resources and minimize the environmental impact. Although the green hotel-concept entails a larger investment at first, in the long run it will save money as the green concept aims to save energy. The government has, however, not announced any incentives for the green hotel-concept yet.

Hotel Borobudur (located in Jakarta) won the 2013 Green Hotel Award.