By Diaz Teo. CULTURAL VIDEO ON BANGKOK, THAILAND.
CONTENTS. BACKGROUND OF THAILAND. 2. 01. DO’S AND DONT’S IN THAI CULTURE.
BACKGROUND OF THAILAND. 01.
Thailand was founded in 1238 and was never colonized. From 1945-1949, the country was known as Siam and in 1949, the name reverted to Thailand, meaning land of free..
DO’S AND DONT’S IN THAI CULTURE. 02.
REMOVE YOUR SHOES BEFORE ENTERING HOUSES OR TEMPLES.
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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE IN THAILAND. 03.
Thai people prefer to build relationships prior to engaging in business matters. Hence, Initial meetings should take place over lunch or dinner, with entertaining your guests part of developing the business relationship..
FEMALE. PANTSUITS BLOUSE AND SKIRT DRESS FLATS / HEELS.
THAILAND’S TRADITIONAL COSTUMES. 04.
There are several types of chut Thai for women but Ruean Ton is the most casual national Thai outfit for women. It is generally worn for non-official functions where a smart standard of dress is required..
MALE CHUT THAI. SUEA PHRARATCHATHAN. LONG SLEEVED SHIRT, SIMILAR TO RAJ PATTERN SHIRT.
GENERAL TIPS. 05.
Ensure your passports are valid for the next 6 months. Passports issued by Singapore allows you to travel to Thailand WITHOUT a visa for up to 30 days..
Take some time off to learn some basic Thai phrases before your business trip, to help ease interactions with locals as well as show that you respect the local culture..
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Background of Thailand Retrieved from: https://www.britannica.com/place/Thailand on 9 January 2022 Basic Etiquette for Travelling in Thailand Retrieved from: https://theculturetrip.com/asia/thailand/articles/basic-etiquette-for-travelling-in-thailand/ on 18 November 2021 Business Etiquette in Thailand: Top Tips for a Better Business Trip to Bangkok Retrieved from: https://www.silverdoorapartments.com/blog/business-etiquette-in-thailand-top-tips-for-a-better-business-trip-to-bangkok/ on 18 November 2021 Chut Thai: Thailand's Beautiful Traditional Dress Retrieved from: https://theculturetrip.com/asia/thailand/articles/chut-thai-thailands-beautiful-traditional-dress/ on 9 January 2022 Thailand Visa Policy Retrieved from: https://visaguide.world/asia/thailand-visa/who-needs-a-visa-for-thailand/ on 9 January 2022.