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Meet A Local from the Intercontinental Sorrento | Sebastian Fontanarossa

We sat with Sebastian Fontanarossa from Intercontinental Sorrento in our Meet A Local series. Sebastian is the head of Sales & Marketing for the Intercontinental Sorrento, he has endless energy and an outstanding track record for delivering extraordinary business results. 

What is your insider tip for event planners in bringing their events to the Mornington Peninsula?
We recently launched our Meeting with Purpose program. This is a wonderful IHG initiative by which we will be donating 50 meals to OzHarvest for every $5K spent on accommodation. Meeting here means you will benefit the wider community. 

What trend do you see emerging with events on the Mornington Peninsula?
Structuring the Events around the unique offerings of the Peninsula, Food, Wine, Nature, Art, and Wellness. There is a growing understanding of the destination and the benefits in connecting a meeting with the region itself. 

What do you think delegates could experience, if their event was to come to the Mornington Peninsula?
Located in InterContinental Sorrento precinct, Aurora Bathhouse and Spa is a award-winning day spa, boasting eight treatment rooms, a magnesium float room, and four mineral salt hydro-therapy pools situated underground. Delegates can indulge in a range of luxurious spa treatments, such as massages, facials, and relaxation packages, for a complete rejuvenation of body and mind. Fitting a meeting with a touch of wellness and relaxation is a great way to experience this.

What do you think surprises people when they visit the Mornington Peninsula?
Its history, the natural landscape and the great offerings in arts, wellness, and food & beverage. From secluded beaches and charming coastal villages to boutique shopping and art galleries, there is something to captivate every visitor. The friendly and welcoming nature of the local community also leaves a lasting impression on visitors, making it a truly memorable experience.

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