Thailand is located in Southeast Asia and is bordered by Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia. Before Thailand was renamed back to Thailand from 'Saim' in 1949, Ayutthaya was the capital. This city was once the trading capital for the whole of Asia and is now recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Today the capital city is Bangkok, which is famous for its historical landmarks, nightlife and amazing cuisine.
Thailand has the second largest economy in Southeast Asia and has seen great development over the years with the poverty line improving by 65.26%. The country now has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world at around 0.7%. The service sector contributes to around half of the GDP, most of which originates from Bangkok. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and the country's primary financial centre, Silom, are also located in Bangkok.
The country welcomes business travellers from across the globe, driving the need for accommodation up and availability down. Serviced apartments offer the perfect solution by providing self-catering facilities, spacious living areas and a range of on-site amenities. A Thailand serviced apartment offers business travellers an ideal, affordable, accommodation option, especially in comparison to an overcrowded hotel.
Population: 66.7 million
Currency: Baht (THB)
Dominant Religion: Buddhism
Time Zone: (UTC +7)
Main Exports: Textiles, Footwear, Rice
Internet Domain: .th
International Dial Code: +66