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ITU Telecom World 2013 is hosted by the government of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bangkok, one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities. A regional hub for commerce, tourism and transportation, Bangkok offers first-class conference and business facilities with world-renowned charm and hospitality. A fascinating mix of traditional and modern culture, historical highlights and dynamic urban environment, the city truly has something for everyone.

Pre- and post-event travel packages
including half-day cultural activities, sightseeing tours, trips to amazing beaches and mountain adventure.

Thailand is a leading member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), a group of ten emerging countries with a total population of some 600m which offers a highly attractive destination for trade and investment. Regional competitiveness will be further driven by the formation of the free trade market ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, capitalizing on a huge consumer market, expanding middle class and increasing disposable income.

ASEAN free trade agreements with China, Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand, plus a Comprehensive Economic Partnership with Japan, open up the entire Asian continent accounting for more than 50% of global trade.

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About Thailand

Situated in the heart of mainland Southeast Asia, Thailand serves as a gateway to the emerging economies of the Greater Mekong Sub-region. With its well-developed infrastructure, political and social stability, and consistent openness to foreign investment, it is a magnet for overseas companies looking for a strategic location to set up or expand business.

Major manufactured exports include computers and computer accessories, integrated circuits, textiles, electronics, cars and spare parts, gems and jewellery, televisions and television accessories.

 

Thailand is a constitutional monarchy head by King Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej or King Rama IX. Nearly 95% of Thais are Buddhists. Thai is the national language, but English is widely understood in Bangkok and big cities.

There are three seasons in Northern, Northeastern and Central Thailand – hot (March to May), rainy (June to October), and cool (November to February). And there are two seasons in the South – rainy (April to November) and hot (December to March). The  temperature varies from 38°C to 19°C with the annual average at about 29°C. Humidity ranges from 66% to 82.8%.

Local time is GMT + 7 hours.

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Tourist Information

Sightseeing in Bangkok

From the stately Grand Palace and myriad temples to the hyperactive River of Kings, Bangkok is a wonderland waiting for you to discover. In Old Bangkok, the Grand Palace and its royal chapel, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, display both royal grandeur and wonderful architecture. Nearby is ancient Wat Po, home of the giant reclining Buddha and a renowned school for traditional massage. Across the river, the spires of the Temple of Dawn glitter in the sun. Vimanmek Mansion is the world’s largest golden teak building, built in 1910 as the residence of King Rama V, reflecting the royal lifestyle at the turn of the century. For glimpses of everyday Thai life, ride a boat along the city’s canals or simply catch the Chao Phraya Tourist Boat to discover the city’s riverside landmarks.

Shopping in Bangkok is an adventure in itself. From modern department stores and shopping plazas , to flea markets and roadside stalls where bargaining is obligatory, visitors are sure to find something to their liking. Thailand also offers some of the finest spas in Asia, with a wide variety of treatments and superbly relaxing atmospheres.

The city’s diverse nightlife features everything from excellent live music, to good jazz clubs, ultra cool bars, exuberant dance venues and great restaurants. Building on the remarkable popularity of Thai gastronomy abroad, Bangkok restaurants cook up both authentic and innovative versions of local delicacies. In an incredibly diverse dining scene, celebrated chefs bring culinary skills from all continents to this gourmet paradise. Chinese, Japanese and Italian restaurants number in the hundreds, alongside dozens of other national cuisines.

 

Must-Do Activities

  • See fight nights of Thai kick boxing (muay thai) or learn its boxing skills
  • Discover the exquisite performance of Thai classical dance
  • Experience a traditional Thai massage
  • Take Thai cooking lessons and amaze your friends
  • Practice blissful meditation
  • Discover the traditional Thai lifestyle by boating along canals and the Chao Phraya River

Learn more about Bangkok’s amazing attractions at www.bangkoktourist.com.

From city tours to floating markets, from the bridge over the river Kwai to the beaches of Phuket, from the elephants of Thailand’s second city, Chiang Mai, to the world heritage site of Ayuttaya, there’s an organized trip for everyone with our official Travel Agency. Click here for full details on tours and cultural activities, or contact our official Travel Agency at:

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