As Bangkok holds claim to being the hottest city in the world, expect daytime temperatures to be in excess of 30 degrees centigrade throughout the year.

Temperature range: 29 - 32°C.


Thai Baht (THB)

Money changing services and ATMs available at many places such as airports, hotels, shopping centres, etc.

VISA and MasterCard credit cards are also widely accepted.


Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge.

Popular local dishes: Tom Yum Soup, Pad Thai, Green Chicken Curry, Mango Sticky Rice, Fried Basil and Pork, Fried Rice, etc.


SIM Card can be purchased to use local data. Wifi Services also available at the Congress Venue, hotels and public hotspots.

Time Zone

Thailand follows UTC+07:00, which is 7 hours ahead of UTC.


Thailand uses 220V AC electricity. Power outlets most commonly feature two-prong round or flat sockets.


The main language used in Thailand is Thai.

In Bangkok, English is widely spoken, written and understood.

Visa & Travel

Visa is required by some nationalities to enter Thailand.

For more information, please click here.

Useful Numbers

Tourist Call Center: 1672
Tourist Police: 1155
Ambulance: 1669
Police: 191
Fire: 199

For more information and emergency contacts, please click here.


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