How could any execution affect the economic relations with Indonesia?
Since 2000, on average, there have been five million foreign tourists each year (see table), who spend an average of US$100 per day. With an average visit duration of 9–12 days, Indonesia gains US$4.6 billion of foreign exchange income annually.
The top countries of origin Q1 2014 data is come from the Asia-Pacific region, with Singapore (15.7 percent), Malaysia (14.0), China (11.0), Australia and Japan among the top countries of origin. The United Kingdom, France, and Germany are the largest sources of European visitors. The number of french visitors to Indonesia have increased dramatically over the last 10 years, by almost 100 000 in 10 years. Although Dutch visitors are at least in part keen to explore the historical relationships, many European visitors are seeking the tropical weather at the beaches in Bali. However, could they continue to go to Indonesia and the Eastern part of the world which retain the death penalty? One may argue that the death penalty could have a deterrent effect on tourism. What if you go to Indonesia for pleasure or for business and you end up putting your life at risk, because you are seized by mistake?
Around 59% of all visitors are traveling to Indonesia for holiday, while 38% for business purposes.
In 2012, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council travel and tourism made a total contribution of 8.9% of GDP and supported 8% of total employment in Indonesia.