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Services - 453376-2019

27/09/2019    S187    European External Action Service - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Ethiopia-Addis Ababa: Provision of Corporate Travel Agency Services for the Delegation of the European Union to the African Union

2019/S 187-453376

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union - Delegation of the European Union to the African Union
Postal address: Kirkos subcity, Kebele 10, Roosevelt Street, PO Box 25223/1000
Town: Addis Ababa
NUTS code: 00
Country: Ethiopia
Contact person: Head for Administration
E-mail: DELEGATION-AFRICAN-UNION-HOA@eeas.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations

Address of the buyer profile: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/african-union-au/area/jobs-funds_en

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=5137
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=5137
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:

Provision of Corporate Travel Agency Services for the Delegation of the European Union to the African Union

Reference number: EEAS/DELETHU/2019/OP/0026
II.1.2)Main CPV code
63500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contractor shall provide the human and material resources necessary to provide the corporate travel agency services in the non exhaustive list below:

— quotations for domestic and international airplane tickets,

— booking and issuance of domestic and international airplane tickets,

— changes and cancellations of bookings,

— information on seasonal preferential fares and packages provided by airlines.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 540 000.00 EUR
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)
63500000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The travels will be mainly in Ethiopia, in Europe, but also other destinations.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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: 540 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU administrative appropriations

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 04/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, 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: 05/11/2019
Local time: 09:00
Place:

The opening will take place in Brussels (UTC+01:00) and directly broadcasted to the Delegation of the European Union to the African union at 11.00 (UTC +03:00).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Every 4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The time limit for receipt of tenders is indicated under heading IV.2.2 where local time shall be understood as local time in Brussels.

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
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/09/2019