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Travel agency, tour operator and tourist assistance services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Reading Enterprise Centre, Earley Gate, University of Reading, Whiteknights Road
Reading
RG6 6BU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189357081
E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.supc.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Travel Management Services 2019

Reference number: 2019/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
63500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is to establish a mutli-supplier framework for online and offline travel services to include business travel, conferencing services, student group travel, and other associated services for organisations accessing the agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Business Travel Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
63000000
63512000
55100000
63510000
63515000
79997000
63516000
55120000
63500000
55110000
55130000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Business Travel Management Services providing Members with access to a fully managed service for all UK and International travel and associated services. The Member will be able to research and book using an online tool and/or via offline booking channels using a traditional call centre/agent type operation (on the lowest cost non-premium line telephone number). This lot will cover UK and international air, rail, and hotel services; ferry services; eurostar; international vehicle hire; visa services and relevant professional advice to all clients.

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: 630 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: yes
Description of options:

SUPC will award this framework on the basis of 3 + 1 years.

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:

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

II.2.14)Additional information

It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, include European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by named participants.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Student Group Travel

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
63000000
63512000
55100000
63510000
63515000
79997000
63516000
55120000
63500000
55110000
55200000
55130000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Student Group Travel Services covering UK and international air, rail and hotel/hostel services; ferry services; eurostar; international vehicle hire; group travel services: and relevant professional advice to members for student group travel.

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: 120 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: yes
Description of options:

SUPC will award this Framework Agreement on the basis of 3 + 1 years.

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:

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

II.2.14)Additional information

It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, include European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by named participants.

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:

As per documentation.

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:
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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 12
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Not longer than 4 years

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: yes
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: 18/06/2019
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/06/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

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:

The Framework Agreement is being tendered on behalf of members of the following purchasing organisations (the Participating Consortia):

— Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) http://www.supc.ac.uk/engage/our-members/our-members

— North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

— North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

— London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

— Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

— Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW) http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/ (the members of such Participating Consortia, together with SUPC Members being Members). Some institutions are not public bodies within the meaning of the PCR2015. They may advertise their contracts in the OJEU on a voluntary basis and without prejudice to their freedom to depart from the rules set out in the PCR2015. Their aim is to apply best practice and secure the best value outcome for the institution.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Reading Enterprise Centre, Earley Gate, University of Reading
Reading
RG6 6BU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189357081
E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk

Internet address: www.supc.ac.uk

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

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/05/2019


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Tender Details
TitleDescription
StatusContract notice
ProcurementOpen procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published16th May 2019
CountryUK
Reference2019/S 094-227297
Main ActivitiesEducation
Location-
CTypeServices
Common Procurement VocabularyTravel agency
tour operator and tourist assistance services
Supporting and auxiliary transport services; travel agencies services
Sale of travel tickets and package tours services
Hotel services
Travel agency and similar services
Travel services
Business travel services
Travel management services
Hotel meeting and conference services
Hotel accommodation services
Other hotel services
Camping sites and other non-hotel accommodation