Australian International Design Tours 2019 - ISH -  Frankfurt, Germany

Australian International Design Tours 2019 - ISH - Frankfurt, Germany

Date 12 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019
Venue Frankfurt, Germany
Pricing $3,999.00 (per person) $700.00 Single Room Supplement

Australian International Design Tours (AIDT) invites you to visit ISH in Frankfurt, Germany in March 2019. ISH is the world’s leading trade fair focussing on the responsible management of water and energy in buildings. It sets trends for modern bathroom design, sustainable heating and air-conditioning technology, and intelligent home systems with its two key sections — ISH Water and ISH Energy.

ISH also meets the growing demand for comfort, convenience, individualisation, well-being and aesthetics. Integrated solutions are able to cover all these requirements and make a decisive contribution to energy efficient and resource-friendly building systems.

In addition, tour attendees will enjoy an architectural tour of the incredible Porsche Museum in Stuttgart as well as amazing German hospitality in Schiltach at the home of Hansgrohe, in Hornberg at the home of Duravit and in Münster at the home of Kaldewei (courtesy Bathe).

This 12-day International Tour is fully tax-deductible with an itinerary jam-packed with industry-focussed events plus showroom and factory tours.


Tuesday 12th March 2019

  •  Welcome drinks at Frankfurt Hotel from 6pm
  •  Welcome Dinner

Wednesday 13th March 2019

  •  ISH Show – Day 1

Thursday 14th March 2019

  •  ISH Show – Day 2
  •  Dinner included

Friday 15th March 2019

  •  ISH Show – Day 3

Saturday 16th March 2019

  •  Luxury coach transfer to Schiltach, Germany
  •  Architectural tour Porsche Museum
  •  Lunch and Dinner included

Sunday 17th March 2019

  •  Free day
  •  Dinner included

Monday 18th March 2019

  •  Factory and showroom tours at Hansgrohe
  •  Lunch and Dinner included

Tuesday 19th March 2019

  •  Factory and showroom tours at Hansgrohe
  •  Lunch and Dinner included

Wednesday 20th March 2019

  •  Factory and showroom tours at Duravit
  •  Lunch and Dinner included

Thursday 21st March 2019

  •  Luxury coach transfer to Münster, Germany
  •  Lunch included
  •  Free evening

Friday 22nd March 2019

  • Factory and showroom tours at Kaldewei
  •  Lunch and Dinner included

Saturday 23rd March 2019

  •  Tour concludes — own arrangements


  •  All transfers from arrival at the Frankfurt hotel until completion (luxury coach or similar)
  •  All accommodation
  •  All breakfasts
  •  8 dinners (see itinerary)
  •  5 lunches (see itinerary)
  •  All entry passes to ISH
  •  Architectural tour of the Porsche Museum
  •  Free metro travel in Frankfurt

ISH – The Show

No other show is as sharply focussed on forward-looking subjects such as the conservation of resources and the use of renewable energies. At the same time, ISH is the foremost showcase for sanitary installations, intelligent living and innovative building solutions. More than 2,400 exhibitors, including all market leaders from home and abroad, launch their latest products, technologies and solutions onto the world market at ISH.

The ISH Water section focuses on innovative bathroom design and sustainable sanitation. In addition to the latest design developments, the world’s biggest showroom for the sector spotlights modern, sustainable technology designed to meet modern needs. The ISH Energy area is the ultimate showcase for efficient heating and air-conditioning systems in combination with renewable energies and therefore the most important source of inspiration for future-oriented building services technology.


The Hansgrohe Group is based in Schiltach in Germany’s Black Forest and focuses on two internationally renowned brands — Axor and Hansgrohe. Perfection in form and function was, and still is, the Hansgrohe standard with the company renowned for its trendsetting bathroom concepts and environmentally-friendly sanitation technologies. Hansgrohe’s recipe for success: tradition-based innovation coupled with sustainable corporate thinking – all enhanced by its great passion for the element water. In 2018 the Hansgrohe family celebrated its 117th birthday.


Founded in 1817, Duravit is a leading international manufacturer of designer bathrooms. Duravit stands for innovative design, the intelligent use of technology and premium quality. The company develops inspirational bathrooms that enhance quality of life for users with a strong focus on sustainability. Duravit’s product portfolio comprises sanitary ceramics, including wash-toilets, bathroom furniture, baths, shower trays, tapware and accessories.


A family owned company founded in 1918 in the north of Germany that is devoted to the combination of steel and enamel, Kaldewei is Europe’s leading bath-maker. Its baths are formed from a thicker gauge steel with a highly-glazed porcelain enamel finish and, due to their beauty, comfort and indestructible quality, are the preferred choice for high-end bathrooms worldwide. Porcelain is the hardest wearing bath surface for unequalled durability, backed by a 30-year guarantee.

Bathe is the Australian importer and distributor of Hansgrohe, Duravit and Kaldewei and is passionate about offering retailers, architects, designers, renovators and home builders bathroom fittings from the world’s leading manufacturers.


Participants and accompanying partner/s $3,999.00 (per person) $700.00 Single Room Supplement 

Payment Schedule

Deposit $1,500.00 Non-refundable/per person (To be paid on return of booking form)
Final Payment $2,499.00 Payable by 31st December 2018 (plus $700 single supplement, if applicable)

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