Diensten - 253434-2018

13/06/2018    S111    - - Diensten - Award Aankondiging - Niet-openbare procedure 

Ierland-Dublin: Administratieve diensten in verband met toerisme

2018/S 111-253434

Aankondiging van een gegunde opdracht

Resultaten van de aanbestedingsprocedure

Diensten

Richtlijn 2014/24/EU

Afdeling I: Aanbestedende dienst

I.1)Naam en adressen
Tourism Ireland Limited
N/A
5th Floor — Bishop's Square, Redmond's Hill
Dublin
D02 TD99
Ierland
Contactpersoon: Hannah Hughes
E-mail: hhughes@tourismireland.com
NUTS-code: IE

Internetadres(sen):

Hoofdadres: http://www.ireland.com

Adres van het kopersprofiel: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1197

I.2)Inlichtingen betreffende gezamenlijke aanbesteding
I.4)Soort aanbestedende dienst
Publiekrechtelijke instelling
I.5)Hoofdactiviteit
Andere activiteit: Tourism / Destination Marketing

Afdeling II: Voorwerp

II.1)Omvang van de aanbesteding
II.1.1)Benaming:

Provision of Destination Marketing Services / General Sales Agency for Mainland China and Hong Kong

Referentienummer: EM/CHINA/2018
II.1.2)CPV-code hoofdcategorie
75125000
II.1.3)Type opdracht
Diensten
II.1.4)Korte beschrijving:

Tender competition cancelled. Tourism Ireland wishes to appoint a Destination Marketing / General Sales Agency for mainland China and Hong Kong. The successful agency will liaise with and report to Tourism Ireland’s China Manager based in Shanghai and Tourism Ireland’s Head of Emerging Markets based in London, and be responsible for developing, co-ordinating and executing a comprehensive trade, digital marketing and publicity programme for the island of Ireland in the Chinese market. The annual marketing plans are determined and agreed in conjunction with and approved by Tourism Ireland. A thorough knowledge of the tourism industry of the island of Ireland along with in-market trade, marketing, digital marketing and media expertise is required to successfully undertake these services. It is anticipated that work under the Contract will commence on 1.9.2018. Please refer to the RFT documentation attached for downloading.

II.1.6)Inlichtingen over percelen
Verdeling in percelen: neen
II.2)Beschrijving
II.2.1)Benaming:
II.2.2)Aanvullende CPV-code(s)
79413000
II.2.3)Plaats van uitvoering
NUTS-code: IE
Voornaamste plaats van uitvoering:

Mainland China and Hong Kong.

II.2.4)Beschrijving van de aanbesteding:

Tourism Ireland wishes to appoint a Destination Marketing / General Sales Agency for mainland China and Hong Kong. The successful agency will liaise with and report to Tourism Ireland’s China Manager based in Shanghai and Tourism Ireland’s Head of Emerging Markets based in London, and be responsible for developing, co-ordinating and executing a comprehensive trade, digital marketing and publicity programme for the island of Ireland in the Chinese market. The annual marketing plans are determined and agreed in conjunction with and approved by Tourism Ireland. A thorough knowledge of the tourism industry of the island of Ireland along with in-market trade, marketing, digital marketing and media expertise is required to successfully undertake these services. The Contract Period will be for three [3] years with the option by Tourism Ireland to extend annually for up to a maximum further two [2] years subject to satisfactory budget, annual performance review, and other factors, determined by Tourism Ireland. The contract will be reviewed after an initial six [6] month probationary period. It is anticipated that work under the Contract will commence on 1.9.2018. Please refer to the RFT documentation attached for downloading.

II.2.5)Gunningscriteria
Kwaliteitscriterium - Naam: Proven working experience in Destination and digital marketing and established relationships with key trade and media for over 2 years. / Weging: 50
Kwaliteitscriterium - Naam: Understanding and knowledge of the island of Ireland / Weging: 25
Kwaliteitscriterium - Naam: Adequate resources to fulfil the requirements of the contract / Weging: 25
Kostencriterium - Naam: N/a at Stage 1 / Weging: 0
II.2.11)Inlichtingen over opties
Opties: neen
II.2.13)Inlichtingen over middelen van de Europese Unie
De aanbesteding houdt verband met een project en/of een programma dat met middelen van de EU wordt gefinancierd: neen
II.2.14)Nadere inlichtingen

Fluent spoken and written English and Chinese / Mandarin is essential.

Must have an operational base in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hong Kong. There is an option of operating Hong Kong from Guangzhou but there must be a staff member with at least 50 % time for HK. This staff member could cover the PRD and HK regions.

Afdeling IV: Procedure

IV.1)Beschrijving
IV.1.1)Type procedure
Niet-openbare procedure
IV.1.3)Inlichtingen over een raamovereenkomst of dynamisch aankoopsysteem
IV.1.6)Inlichtingen over elektronische veiling
IV.1.8)Inlichtingen over de Overeenkomst inzake overheidsopdrachten (GPA)
De opdracht valt onder de GPA: ja
IV.2)Administratieve inlichtingen
IV.2.1)Eerdere bekendmaking betreffende deze procedure
Nummer van de aankondiging in het PB S: 2018/S 060-132616
IV.2.8)Inlichtingen over de stopzetting van een dynamisch aankoopsysteem
IV.2.9)Inlichtingen over de stopzetting van een oproep tot mededinging in de vorm van een vooraankondiging

Afdeling V: Gunning van een opdracht

Opdracht nr.: 1
Benaming:

Destination Marketing / General Sales Agency for Mainland China & Hong Kong

Een opdracht/perceel wordt gegund: neen
V.1)Inlichtingen over niet-gunning
De opdracht/het perceel wordt niet gegund
Andere redenen (stopzetting van de procedure)

Afdeling VI: Aanvullende inlichtingen

VI.3)Nadere inlichtingen:

1) Interested parties must register their interest on the eTenders website (www.etenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications. All information relating to attachments, including clarifications and changes, will be published on the Irish Government Procurement Opportunities Portal (www.etenders.gov.ie)only. Registration is free of charge. Tourism Ireland will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties;

2) This is the 1st stage in a 2-stage Restricted Tender process. This is the sole call for requests to participate for this contract;

3) The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers;

4) Contract award will be subject to the approval of the Board of Tourism Ireland;

5) It will be a condition of award that the successful tenderer is and remains tax compliant;

6) At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process, the framework or any contract awarded under the framework agreement at any time;

7) Please note in relation to all documents, that where reference is made to a particular standard, make, source, process, trademark, type or patent, that this is not to be regarded as a de facto requirement. In all such cases it should be understood that such indications are to be treated strictly and solely for reference purposes only, to which the words "or equivalent" will always be appended;

8) Without prejudice to the principle of equal treatment, the contracting authority is not obliged to engage in a clarification process in respect of the procurement documents with missing or incomplete information. Therefore, respondents are advised to ensure that they return completed documentation in order to avoid the risk of elimination from the competition;

9) At Section II.2.9 we have indicated that 5 applicants will be invited to tender, please note that the contracting authority reserves the right to invite at least 5 subject to that number qualifying;

10) Requests to Participate must be delivered as per the Instructions;

11) Tourism Ireland will not accept or consider Requests to Participate delivered after this deadline;

12) Tourism Ireland will not be responsible for costs, charges or expenses incurred by applicants, whether or not a final contract is awarded;

13) Tourism Ireland is subject to the provisions of the Code of Practice on Freedom of Information for North/South Implementation Bodies and Tourism Ireland, which is available on Tourism Ireland‘s website;

14) To the extent that any Personal Data is processed in connection with the provision of the Services or otherwise, the provisions set out in Tourism Ireland’s ICT and GDPR guidelines shall apply to such processing;

15) The contract will be subject to Irish law;

16) Tourism Ireland reserves the right without advance notice (and without giving reasons unless so required by law and without liability to the applicants) to amend or otherwise change the process or to terminate the process.

VI.4)Beroepsprocedures
VI.4.1)Beroepsinstantie
The High Court
Dublin
Ierland
VI.4.2)Voor bemiddelingsprocedures bevoegde instantie
VI.4.3)Beroepsprocedure
VI.4.4)Dienst waar inlichtingen over de beroepsprocedures kunnen worden verkregen
VI.5)Datum van verzending van deze aankondiging:
12/06/2018