Globally tourism sectors become one of the largest economic, such rapid growth and its concurrent development practices have put particular pressure on sustainable tourism planning and policy. In taking all necessary steps to ensure the protection and enhancement of the natural and built environments through sustainable tourism management. Positive sustainable tourism development is dependent on forward looking policies and new management philosophies that seek harmonious relations between local communities, the private sector, not for-profit organizations, academic institutions, and governments at all levels to develop practices that protect natural, built, and cultural environments in a way compatible with economic growth. Pangandaran, Sleman and Lombok are three destinations in Indonesia received awards from UNWTO’s sustainable tourism development. Ultimately, properly managed sustainable tourism will add far more than its cost in effort and planning to the quality of life of local communities, visitors and tourism employees alike.