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Arrivederci Lorenzo

Arrivederci Lorenzo

Rebecca Kelly of MSC Cruises organised a farewell dinner party for her “five-year work husband”, Lorenzo Diamantini, who is moving to Geneva to become the cruise line’s Deputy Executive Director – UK, Ireland & Australia, and such is the affection in which he his held among the trade that 23 of the 25 invitees were able to attend at Bloom Brasserie in Dublin.

Lorenzo Diamantini and Rebecca Kelly of MSC Cruises with John Spollen, Cassidy Travel

Lorenzo Diamantini and Rebecca Kelly of MSC Cruises with John Spollen, Cassidy Travel

Lorenzo told his friends: “Thank you to everyone – here and elsewhere – for all your support over the past five years – we have seen some unbelievable results in Ireland and I have made many friends. I am trying hard not to become emotional! I don’t know what I will do in the future.” (To which Rebecca quickly responded: “I’ll have him back in six months!”)

Olwen McKinney, Amadeus; Rebecca Kelly, MSC Cruises; and Carmel Aylward, King Travel

Olwen McKinney, Amadeus; Rebecca Kelly, MSC Cruises; and Carmel Aylward, King Travel

On behalf of all those attending, Dominic Burke of Travel Centres echoed Rebecca’s words of praise and added: “Lorenzo, we have taken you to our hearts. We are going to hugely miss you.”

Sharon Harney, Thomas Cook Holidays, with Matt Corcoran, King Travel

Sharon Harney, Thomas Cook Holidays, with Matt Corcoran, King Travel

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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