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Notice Summary

UK-Edinburgh: Cruise Tourism Opportunity Review
TED32SJUN357132
VisitScotland
13 June 2019
04 July 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

The Partners are seeking to commission research that will:- Provide a comprehensive understanding of the Scottish cruise tourism ecosystem and the relative opportunities at individual local port, regional and national level;- Identify pressure points and impacts on infrastructure, environment and local communities;- Inform future planning by providing data on likely future sustainable growth at port, region and national level;- Provide the evidence base for local, regional and national cruise development assessments and strategies;- Consider how the changing cruise market may affect Scotland’s position in the market – including the growth of expedition level arrival, out with established port infrastructure.

Notice Details

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

VisitScotland

Ocean Point One, 94 Ocean Drive

Edinburgh

EH6 6JH

UK

Telephone: +44 1314722222

E-mail: eileen.o'neill@visitscotland.com

NUTS: UKM75

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.visitscotland.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00118

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1312447556

E-mail: delegatedpurchasing@gov.scot

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Enterprise

Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street

Glasgow

G2 6HQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1412482700

E-mail: gordon.hutton@scotent.co.uk

Fax: +44 1412481600

NUTS: UKM82

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00398

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UKM6

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Marketing/Tourism

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Cruise Tourism Opportunity Review

Reference number: VSEH19020

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73110000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Partners are seeking to commission research that will:

- Provide a comprehensive understanding of the Scottish cruise tourism ecosystem and the relative opportunities at individual local port, regional and national level;

- Identify pressure points and impacts on infrastructure, environment and local communities;

- Inform future planning by providing data on likely future sustainable growth at port, region and national level;

- Provide the evidence base for local, regional and national cruise development assessments and strategies;

- Consider how the changing cruise market may affect Scotland’s position in the market – including the growth of expedition level arrival, out with established port infrastructure.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM


Main site or place of performance:

All Scotland

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Partners are seeking to commission research that will:

- Provide a comprehensive understanding of the Scottish cruise tourism ecosystem and the relative opportunities at individual local port, regional and national level;

- Identify pressure points and impacts on infrastructure, environment and local communities;

- Inform future planning by providing data on likely future sustainable growth at port, region and national level;

- Provide the evidence base for local, regional and national cruise development assessments and strategies;

- Consider how the changing cruise market may affect Scotland’s position in the market – including the growth of expedition level arrival, out with established port infrastructure.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 60

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 04/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=587329.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:587329)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

VisitScotland

Ocean Point One, 94 Ocean Drive

Edinburgh

EH6 6JH

UK

Telephone: +44 1314722222

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.visitscotland.org

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/06/2019