Thai­land says Sawas­dee Ka to MICE

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SUIT­ABLY CON­NECTED

The con­nec­tiv­ity to the King­dom of Thai­land is op­ti­mal for trav­ellers, who can avail flight con­nec­tiv­ity from In­dia from Thai Air­ways at ease. More than 50 flights fly from In­dia to Bangkok every week. Bangkok Air­ways also has flights but only from Mum­bai. For con­nec­tiv­ity with Tier-II cities, Thai Smile have started flights from Lucknow and Jaipur, while more are likely to be ini­ti­ated. With the cost go­ing up in the long-haul mar­ket, Asia is pro­jected to be the real win­ner.

New cor­po­rate high-end events from In­dia are headed mostly to Krabi, Koh Sa­mui, though smaller in size, they of­fer pro­fes­sional qual­ity. Thai­land's five ma­jor MICE cities in­clude Bangkok, Pat­taya, Phuket, Chi­ang Mai and KhonKaen.

BANGKOK

This quin­tes­sen­tial Asian metropo­lis is an eclec­tic mix of modern and tra­di­tional liv­ing that of­fers a lively nightlife, un­lim­ited shop­ping op­tions, rich his­tory, and an un­par­al­leled va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties and at­trac­tions.

It of­fers roomy, award-win­ning venues like IM­PACT Arena (over 150,000 square me­ters of ad­vanced in­door space) and BITEC (Bangkok In­ter­na­tional Trade & Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, over 50,000 square me­ters); Bangkok Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, Royal Paragon Hall, QSNCC or from the never-end­ing se­lec­tion of ho­tels, re­sorts, out­doors spa­ces, and cultural meet­ing venues – like the Royal Thai Navy Hall and the Grand Postal Build­ing – that al­low your cre­ative juices to flow. Among the ex­ten­sive list of venues is the Cen­tara Grand & Bangkok Con­ven­tion Cen­tre at Cen­tral World. It of­fers L Group (class­room seat­ing of more than 1000).

In 2012, Chi­ang Mai played host to nearly 500 MICE func­tions and 47,000 over­seas trav­ellers

CHI­ANG MAI

Chi­ang Mai has be­come a favourite des­ti­na­tion for in­ter­na­tional busi­ness events. Chi­ang Mai In­ter­na­tional Air­port al­lows easy ac­cess to the region. In 2012, the city played host to nearly 500 MICE func­tions and 47,000 over­seas busi­ness

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