Services - 35095-2022

21/01/2022    S15

Netherlands-The Hague: Foreign affairs and other services

2022/S 015-035095

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO)
National registration number: 12024663
Postal address: Prinses Beatrixlaan 2
Town: Den Haag
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Postal code: 2595 AL
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Andjanie Ramadhin
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Sustainability expert for the CBI project in the tourism sector in Zambia

Reference number: 202103021
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75210000 Foreign affairs and other services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The current Tender Document is written to select a consultant to provide support to Zambian tour operators and lodges to conduct responsible business behaviour and to promote sustainable tourism across the Zambian tourism sector.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Main site or place of performance:

see tenderdocument

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Tendering authority has estimated a total contract value of EUR 150.000.- up to a maximum of EUR 250.000,- (exclusive of VAT), depending on the exact scope of the activities.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: quality / Weighting: 90
Price - Weighting: 10
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Tendering authority intends to conclude a Framework Agreement for a period of 1.5 years, plus a unilateral option for the Tendering authority to extend the contract with a maximum of one time with 1.5 years.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 148-394488
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1

Sustainability expert for the CBI project in the tourism sector in Zambia

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Empower Tourism Solutions
National registration number: 69333084
Postal address: Maliebaan 26
Town: Amterdam
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Postal code: 1097HS
Country: Netherlands
Telephone: +31 685648818
Internet address:
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 250 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Rechtbank 's-Gravenhage
Postal address: Postbus 20302
Town: Den Haag
Postal code: 2500 EH
Country: Netherlands
Telephone: +31 703813131
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: