Production of a Marketing Guide

Production of a Marketing Guide

Wild Seasons seeks to engage professional consultants to write a practical guide which will offer specific help and advice on marketing to businesses wishing to attract nature-based visitors to Dumfries and Galloway.

A Marketing Guide for Nature-based Tourism Businesses in Dumfries and Galloway

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


The Southern Uplands Partnership

Studio 2, Lindean Mill,

Galashiels

TD1 3PE

UK

Pip Tabor

+44 1750725154

piptabor@sup.org.uk
http://www.sup.org.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


The Southern Uplands Partnership

Studio 2, Lindean Mill,

Galashiels

TD1 3PE

UK

Pip Tabor

+44 1750725154

piptabor@sup.org.uk
http://www.sup.org.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


The Southern Uplands Partnership

Studio 2, Lindean Mill,

Galashiels

TD1 3PE

UK

Pip Tabor

+44 1750725154

piptabor@sup.org.uk
http://www.sup.org.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

A Marketing Guide for Nature-based Tourism Businesses in Dumfries & Galloway

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Wild Seasons seeks to engage professional consultants to write a practical guide which will offer specific help and advice on marketing to businesses wishing to attract nature-based visitors to Dumfries & Galloway.

The outcome should be a new resource to help local businesses to promote the nature-based product to potential visitors from within and outside the region. Coupled with the region-wide product development and capacity-building activities of the initiative as a whole, it should help to boost visitor numbers in Dumfries & Galloway.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=276773.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

151000 Business

170 Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

We expect the successful consultant to:

– deliver a draft publication for review by the Wild Seasons Steering Group by 25th October;

– consult / test the document as necessary prior to delivering a draft final guide by 22nd November; and

– to produce a final guide in week beginning 2nd December.

The guide, which we expect to be between 20 and 30 pages in length, will be in electronic format with the final document being a downloadable pdf.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

We are seeking suitably qualified consultants, ideally with experience of producing similar guidance.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
20-09-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 01-10-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

See attached briefing document and project summary.

(SC Ref:276773)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Brief for consultants 09 13
Summary 09 13

5.3

Publication date of this notice

03-09-2013