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Dublin voted 6th friendliest city in the world

Written by Robert McHugh, on 16th Aug 2019. Posted in General

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Two Irish cities – Dublin and Cork – have made it into the top 50 friendliest cities in the world, in a survey carried out by Big 7 Travel. Dublin is in sixth position and Cork is at number 17. 

The travel website asked its social audience of some 1.5 million followers to decide on the friendliest cities around the globe.

The top 20 friendliest cities, according to the Big 7 poll are:
1. Vancouver, Canada
2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3. Bruges, Belgium
4. Taipei, Taiwan
5. Hamburg, Germany
6. Dublin
7. Christchurch, New Zealand
8. Nashville, Tennessee, USA
9. São Paulo, Brazil
10. Glasgow, Scotland
11. Chiang Mai, Thailand
12. Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
13. Abu Dhabi, UAE
14. Cape Town, South Africa
15. Athens, Greece
16. Adelaide, Australia
17. Cork
18. Muscat, Oman
19. Houston, Texas, USA
20. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Welcoming the news, Tourism Ireland’s Director of Markets, Siobhan McManamy said, "I am delighted to see two of our cities appear in the Big 7 poll of friendliest cities around the globe. It is another well-deserved accolade for Dublin and Cork. Again and again, our research shows us that the friendliness of our people is one of our unique selling points. It is the warm welcome and the ‘craic’ here that resonates with our overseas visitors and makes our cities, and the island of Ireland, such a great choice for a short break or holiday."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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