Pattaya is a seaside destination situated in the eastern Gulf coast of Thailand. The city is most famous for its beaches and offshore islands. It is just about one and a half hours’ drive from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and about 2 hours’ drive from Bangkok city. The city has an advanced infrastructure featuring many entertainment venues, classy dining places, and shopping malls.
Pattaya is considered to be a friendly and service-oriented destination hosting significant business events. It is also a great MICE destination owing to the diverse assortment of locations and accommodations for business meetings and incentives. Additionally, the nearby islands, azure beaches, and inland adventure attractions make it a fantastic option for outdoor team bonding activities.
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." — Augustine
The proximity to Bangkok city and the well-connected airports makes Pattaya an outstanding MICE and team-building destination. Precisely, it is the second biggest MICE city in Thailand. Corporate travelers looking to mix business with pleasure have endless options for creative and fun team building activities here. It houses several world-renowned hotels, convention and exhibition centers with exceptional facilities.
Some of the famous inland attractions include the Sanctuary of Truth and the Pattaya floating market. The offshore islands are apt for camping and beach based team games. In addition to the amazing outdoor corporate venues, Pattaya also has meeting spaces and accommodations for varying group sizes. Visit the city’s sophisticated malls and exquisite dining places situated right in the heart of the town, when you are done with your business meetings.
The city welcomes over 1 million MICE travelers annually, generating more than 90 Billion Baht of revenue. It has steadily climbed in popularity for many business travelers because of the ample choices of classy locations and ever improving infrastructure. To promote it as a leading MICE destination the authorities have included special packages and offers for International guests as well.
Internationally, it attracts millions of business travelers from Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore in over 7800 events hosted by it every year. It has around 412 hotels to choose from with more than 50,605 rooms. Most of the hotels have huge spaces and facilities for conducting your conferences and meeting events.
“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team”-Phil Jackson
A united team builds trust and a team that trusts each other ascend together. How do you get your team to be united? – You can conduct various team bonding activities focussed on improving trust and coordination among the groups. Pattaya is a great place to head to if you are working on building your strong team. There are plenty of options for adventure activities in these places including paragliding, skydiving, bungee jumping, and paintball. The Jomtien beach in the south of the city offers a more relaxed atmosphere if you are just looking to rest and unwind.
It is a golf haven for the lovers of the game with a varied selection for golf courses and driving ranges. If you want to do something unique and different from the norm, hold a beachside conference followed by fun-filled beach games. The mesmerizing Koh Kudi Island here is an ideal venue for conducting the Water Volleyball team building game.
Since Pattaya is close to Bangkok, it is well served by Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport. These airports are well-connected to several prominent international destinations with over 1000 flights operating from here. From these airports, you can get easy access to travel to Pattaya by rental car, taxi, bus or train. In addition to this, a third airport- the Utapao-Rayong is being developed which is only a 45-minute commute from Pattaya city. With several options to travel in and out of the town, you can be assured of a seamless experience here.
Pattaya has a mixture of dry and tropical wet climate. The temperature usually ranges between the higher 20’s to mid-30 degrees. Mid- December to March is the dry season and a great time to be here to conduct your outdoor team bonding corporate games. Between May to November, is the rainy season with plenty of sunshine in between. This period is also an excellent time to be here but be prepared for some indoor team activities in case of some unexpected heavy downpours.
Whether you are looking for world-class hotels, international facilities or sightseeing amidst nature- Pattaya has it all. Regardless of the venue you choose, you can be assured of a refreshing and rejuvenating experience for your teams.