GB-London: VB755 Tourism Quality Schemes Concession

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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-London: VB755 Tourism Quality Schemes Concession
1. Title: GB-London: VB755 Tourism Quality Schemes Concession
2. Awarding Authority:
Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3BT, United Kingdom
Tel. 02075781266, Email:, URL:
Contact: Procurement, Attn: Procurement
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Recreational, cultural and sporting services.

4. Description: Administrative services related to tourism affairs. VisitEngland, the national tourist board, legally incorporated under the Development of Tourism Act 1969 as British Tourist Authority (“BTA” or “BTA, the Licensor”), is seeking to award a three-year licence subject to an annual fee payable, with an option to purchase, enabling the successful bidder (“the Licensee”) to undertake quality assurance assessments of tourism businesses in England.
5. CPV Codes:
75125000 - Administrative services related to tourism affairs.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: LONDON,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: VB755
9. Awarded to:

The AA
90 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9RA, United Kingdom
Tel. 01256 492069, Email:
Contact: Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes, Attn: Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes
Value Cost: 300,000
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 26/01/2017
11. Number of Tenders Received: 2
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
This notice is published with the intent to award the contract to the AA at the end of the 10 day standstill period which expires midnight 06 February 2017.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 01/04/2017
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2020
Award Criteria: