Tender for the Supply of a Website – Visit Dorset

Tender for the Supply of a Website – Visit Dorset

We want to continue to grow and develop the success of the website and rank highly on leading search engines for key search terms from organic listings.

United Kingdom-Dorchester: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 189-457568

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Dorset Council
Postal address: South Walks House, South Walks Road
Town: Dorchester
NUTS code: UKK22 Dorset CC
Postal code: DT1 1UZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Lisa Hosking
E-mail: lisa.hosking@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1305225523
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Visit Dorset Website – Destination Management System

 

Reference number: DN482976

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Visit Dorset is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Dorset which helps support and grow Dorset’s local economy. Visit Dorset is funded by Dorset Council and membership sales.

Visit Dorset invites tenders for the supply of a website (www.visit-dorset.com), Destination Management System (DMS) and related support and hosting facilities.

The website including DMS is core to our business and is a comprehensive source of tourism information from all sectors of the visitor economy.

www.visit-dorset.com is recognised as the leading official destination website for Dorset. The website received over 2.4 million visitors in 2019.

We want to continue to grow and develop the success of the website and rank highly on leading search engines for key search terms from organic listings whilst increasing the quantity and quality of visitors to the site.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 210 000.00 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: UKK22 Dorset CC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Visit Dorset is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Dorset which helps support and grow Dorset’s local economy. Visit Dorset is funded by Dorset Council and membership sales.

Visit Dorset invites tenders for the supply of a website (www.visit-dorset.com), Destination Management System (DMS) and related support and hosting facilities.

The website including DMS is core to our business and is a comprehensive source of tourism information from all sectors of the visitor economy.

www.visit-dorset.com is recognised as the leading official destination website for Dorset. The website received over 2.4 million visitors in 2019.

We want to continue to grow and develop the success of the website and rank highly on leading search engines for key search terms from organic listings whilst increasing the quantity and quality of visitors to the site.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 210 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months + 12 months (2 extensions).

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
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

Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 10:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Dorset Council Monitoring Officer
Postal address: County Hall, Colliton Park
Town: Dorchester
Postal code: DT1 1XJ
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
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:

24/09/2020