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Points of Interest for Business Travellers in Bangkok

From a small trading outpost in the 15th century Bangkok has developed into a regional finance, business, transport and health care hub and has a prominent arts, fashion and entertainment scene.

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Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Bangkok has two international airports with the newest, Suvarnabhumi, serving as the main link for regional and international flights. As a modern and efficient airport it has moved over 53 million passengers and several million tons of cargo. It is linked to the city centre via an expressway and a high speed rail link. The modern airport offers an excellent introduction to Thailand.

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Public & Private Transport

Public & Private Transport

Once in the city a monorail system and an underground metro connect business visitors to any city destination. Other transport options include public busses, taxis, the ubiquitous tuk tuks and even a river transport system that connects to the light rail system.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Bangkok offers a selection of competitively priced accommodation from well known international hotel chains to local brands, serviced apartment hotels and other accommodation that have comfortable living and working spaces, business related conveniences and leisure facilities.

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Business Facilities

Business Facilities

Many hotels and apartment complexes features business centres, the latest office equipment, meeting rooms and office space. They also have secretarial and translation services. Guest rooms in hotels and apartments are equipped with hi speed internet connections and other communication facilities and even ergonomic furniture. Anantara Bangkok Sathorn offers venues for meetings, conferences and other events.

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Business Hub

Business Hub

Bangkok has more than 400 listed companies that are ready to do business with visiting business people. They provide access to a wide range of businesses from heavy to light industries, hotel and housing agents, handicrafts, gems and jewellery among others.

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Office Spaces

Office Spaces

Business people also have access to modern office spaces for short and long term hire and well trained office staff although their English skills may be rather deficient. The city is not affected by constant power outages.

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Conference & Exhibition Venues

Conference & Exhibition Venues

Bangkok also has some of the best conference and exhibition facilities in South East Asia able to handle large MICE events. State of the art facilities, professional event organizers and destination management companies, onsite catering and other facilities make it an attractive event destination.

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Leisure Pursuits

Leisure Pursuits

Leisure activities from golf to yoga, entertainment and dining options, spas offering the famous Thai massages and treatments allow business people to relax after a hard day's work.

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English Language Newspapers

English Language Newspapers

Two home grown English language newspapers keep business people connected to international and local news and opinions.

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Health Services

Health Services

Bangkok has several private hospitals that offer high quality care and are competent to handle a range of emergencies. All have state of the art facilities, internationally trained medical staff who are also multi lingual.