Alila Hotel, Surakarta
Slamet Riyadi Street, Jajar, Laweyan Surakarta, Jawa Tengah – Indonesia
Alila Solo is strongly committed to social, cultural and environmental responsibilities, which we regard as essential for sustainable business. In all activities, we aim to respect and preserve the way of life and traditions of local communities and endeavour to minimise our impact on the environment by adhering to a policy of environmental sustainability.
Alila Hotel Surakarta/Solo has embraced environmentally sustainable design (ESD) principles. This is demonstrated through the incorporation of many ESD measures including the use of local/sustainable/recycled materials and local plants from Central Java, water conservation with soaks and rain gardens, a wastewater management system, protection of the natural environment and measured work practices throughout construction.
In operations, they implement and regularly update the environmental management systems and action plans in accordance with the rigorous requirements of EarthCheck, the international benchmarking and certification programme for the travel and tourism industry.
Surakarta is traditionally a Javanese monarchy centred in the province of Central Java, Indonesia. The city is also commontly called as Solo which was established in 1745 by Pakubuwono II. Currently, the Surakarta Sunanate holds no actual political power; however, the royal prestige remains especially in relationship with its special position in sustaining traditional Javanese culture. In 2008, Solo join the World Heritage Cities Network and became the first city in Indonesia to host this international event. Since then, Solo has become an attractive venue for a number of prestigious international events such as Solo International Performance Art (SIPA), Indonesia International Mask Festival (IIMF), and so on, including the yearly event of Solo Batik Festival.