Brief for Tender for VisitBritain US Trade Distribution Partnerships

Brief for Tender for VisitBritain US Trade Distribution Partnerships

To promote regional and seasonal travel to Britain.

United Kingdom-London: Administrative services related to tourism affairs

2019/S 169-414119

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Tourist Authority
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Dalicja Markiewicz
Telephone: +44 2075781359
E-mail: dalicja.markiewicz@visitbritain.org
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.visitbritain.org
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Administrative-services-related-to-tourism-affairs./ABT6CFVBMC
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/ABT6CFVBMC
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

BTA1191 — Brief for Tender for VisitBritain US Trade Distribution Partnerships

Reference number: BTA1191

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75125000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

VisitBritain wants to work with 2 travel-trade distribution partners, in the USA, in order to promote regional and seasonal travel to Britain with a key focus on England followed by Scotland and Wales.

The aim of this partnership is to drive incremental business from the USA’s top performing States into regional Britain stimulating off-season travel and to address the Brand, market and audience challenges.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 680 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75125000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

VisitBritain wants to work with 2 travel-trade distribution partners, in the USA, in order to promote regional and seasonal travel to Britain with a key focus on England followed by Scotland and Wales.

The aim of this partnership is to drive incremental business from the USA’s top performing States into regional Britain stimulating off-season travel and to address the Brand, market and audience challenges.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 680 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Bids are only invited from suppliers registered on the VisitBritain dynamic partners register. Registering instructions used for a supplier’s inclusion on the dynamic partners register can be found at: https://www.visitbritain.org/cooperative-partnership-registration.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 148-273606

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 17/09/2019
Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Administrative-services-related-to-tourism-affairs./ABT6CFVBMC

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/ABT6CFVBMC

Go reference: GO-2019829-PRO-15311916.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Tourist Authority
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075781359
E-mail: dalicja.markiewicz@visitbritain.orgInternet address: https://www.visitbritain.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/08/2019

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