EASE OF DOING BUSINESS Ireland is ranked by Forbes as one of the best countries in the world to do business. Ireland is home to over 1,150 overseas companies, including nine of the top ten global software companies, and seventy five percent of the world’s leading financial services firms. ACCESSIBILITY Getting to Dublin could not be easier with Dublin Airport located just 12km from Dublin City Centre. Dublin Airport is one of Europe’s busiest airports with 50 airlines flying to over 170 destinations, including direct flights to Europe, USA, Canada, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Dublin is also the only EU capital with US Pre-Clearance. PEOPLE We are an English-speaking population that are known around the world for our warm hospitality and our enduring ‘Irish welcome’. We are proud that Dublin has been voted the ‘Lonely Planet Guide’s Friendliest City’ – twice! ACCOMMODATION Dublin has over 20,000 hotel bedrooms that range from 3*, 4* and 5* properties. The city offers over 150 hotels ranging from major global hotel brands to boutique hotels and everything in between. UNIQUE VENUES In Dublin there is no shortage of fabulous venues offering that little something extra. Iconic Dublin venues include distilleries, churches, castles, museums and breweries. SURPRISING BY NATURE Dublin is a charming blend of historical attractions and modern amenities, nestled between mountains and sea. We’re lucky to be surrounded by a stunning coastline and majestic mountains which offers great incentive products including hiking and water sport activities. 15 WHY DUBLIN?