Tender for Destination Management Organisation

Tender for Destination Management Organisation

United Kingdom-London: Travel management services

2019/S 083-197949

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
Telephone: +44 75781067
E-mail: matias.dipasquale@visitbritain.org
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.visitbritain.org/

Address of the buyer profile: 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: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Travel-management-services./Z3D49P2329
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/Z3D49P2329
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:

BTA1134 – Regional destination management organisation

Reference number: BTA1134

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63516000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

VisitBritain is looking for a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) representing a regional English destination that can support our strategic ambitions to grow regional visitor numbers and support regional route development.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

One of VisitBritain’s key responsibilities is to increase the volume of visitors to England’s regional destinations (outside of London). To this end, we are looking for a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) representing a regional English destination that can support our strategic ambitions to grow regional visitor numbers and support regional route development, specifically:

— promote the destination through brand and marketing campaigns primarily across great markets but with potential opportunities across core/nurture markets too,

— sustain and attract additional capacity to the destination airport on targeted routes by encouraging more visitors to the region,

— drive economic growth through incremental business and leisure tourism,

— create and build awareness of the destination brand.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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:

Suppliers must be registered in the dynamic partner register.

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

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

Date: 08/05/2019
Local time: 16:00

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:

GO Reference: GO-2019424-PRO-14830958

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Tourist Authority
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: matias.dipasquale@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:

24/04/2019

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