Services - 384777-2020

17/08/2020    S158

Belgium-Brussels: Unbalanced Tourism Growth at Destination Level — Root Causes, Impacts, Existing Solutions and Good Practices

2020/S 158-384777

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Covent Garden (COV2), Place Charles Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME
Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6626
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6626
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Unbalanced Tourism Growth at Destination Level — Root Causes, Impacts, Existing Solutions and Good Practices

Reference number: EASME/2020/OP/0017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This call for tenders aims to reinforce the competitiveness and sustainability of EU tourism. Its general policy objective is to encourage and support the sustainable growth of EU tourism by creating value through tourism to the economy, employment and wellbeing of the EU citizens. The action will contribute to the green transition objectives of the EU, the European Green Deal in particular, as well as the united nations sustainable development goals.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 205 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor, save where meetings are to be held at EASME's or the European Commission’s premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) wishes to enter into a service contract for a study and a series of workshops addressing unbalanced tourism growth (overtourism) at destination level, in particular the root causes, impacts, risk assessment, as well as existing best practice solutions.

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: 205 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Commission implementing decision of 5 December 2018 ‘on the adoption of the work programme for 2019 and the financing for the implementation of the programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises’ C(2018)8098 final.

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/09/2020
Local time: 17:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/09/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Covent Garden (COV2), Place Charles Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See invitation to tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031100
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2020