Entry into Thailand

All participants should check with the Thai consular office(s) in their counties to determine their requirements for legal entry into Thailand for the purpose of attending the conference.

Visa Regulations

International Airport

Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Suvarnabhumi International Airport is located on the east-bound Bangna-Trat Highway in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakarn Province, about 25 km from downtown Bangkok.

Arriving passengers can enter the passenger terminal via the 2nd floor of the concourse building, except the bus gates. At the terminal, all passengers go through passport control checkpoints and subsequently collect the luggage from one of the 22 baggage conveyor belts, 17 of which are for international passengers and 5 are for domestic passengers. Passengers collect the luggage and pass through the customs control checkpoints. The custom control checkpoints lead to the arrival hall where passengers will find the Tourist Service Counter and many information service counters about transportation, hotel and accommodation.

For more information please visit the website: http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com

Don Mueang International Airport
Don Mueang International Airport is located on the north side of Bangkok. It is 10 km from Chulabhorn Research Institute and The Miracle Grand Hotel.

For more information please visit the website: https://airportthai.co.th/en/

 

Attractions

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep, was established in 1782 by King Rama I as the capital of Siam. Like other metropolitan area in the world, Bangkok has numerous skyscrapers, luxurious hotels, modern shopping malls, and the well-known Suvarnabhumi International Airport. However, Bangkok has managed to retain its traditional charm. It is a mixture of old and new, of East and West, and this is apparent wherever you go in this intriguing city.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangkok

If you are willing to stay in Bangkok for four to five days, you will not miss all remarkable tourist attractions including Wat Pra Kaew (The Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and the Grand Palace along with Wat Pho, Wat Arun, the National Museum, Erawan Shrine, Vimanmek Teak Mansion, and a river or canal trip.

For further information, please visit http://www.tourismthailand.org and http://www.bangkoktourist.com

Business Hours

  • Government offices open from 08:30-16:30 hrs on Mondays to Fridays.
  • Business hours are from 08:00 or 08:30-17:00 hrs on Mondays to Fridays.
  • Most department stores are operated from 10:00-21:00 hrs (7 days a week).

Weather

  • Generally, Thailand’s seasons are divided into 3 seasons:
    Hot season (March to May)
    Rainy season (June to October)
    Cool season (November to February)
  • Annual average temperature in Bangkok is about 29°C with monthly averages ranging from 35°C in April to 26°C in December.