Thailand says Sawasdee Ka to MICE
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.
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 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