Expression of Interest

EOI NO. 01/17/18 – Local / small scale event partnership for 2017/18 financial year

The Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency (ECPTA) hereby invites interested and reputable service providers to submit proposals for a Local / small event partnership for 2017/18 Financial

Bidding documents outlining detailed specifications will be made available as from Friday, 26 May 2017 free of charge. The documents can be e-mailed to applicants upon request on the following email: [email protected]

Compulsory site briefing meeting will be held at Head Office on 05 June 2017 at 11h00am

EVALUATION CRITERIA
STAGE 1- FUNCTIONALITY

CRITERIA POINTS
Economic and Tourism Impact 75
Marketing and Media Impact 20
Development and Sustainability   5
Total 100

NB: Proposals assessed at 80% and above will qualify for recommendation.

Technical queries relating to the issue of these documents may be addressed to Ms. Zukiswa Ntwasa at 043 492 0881: [email protected] for bidding procedures contact Mr. Mandla Mahlungulu, Telephone number 043 492 0881 or e-mail: [email protected]

Proposals should be submitted in an envelope clearly marked asEOI NO. 01/17/18and should be deposited in the tender box, situated at No 17 – 25 Oxford Street, East London. The closing time for submission of proposals is 11h00 on the 19 June 2017. Telephonic, Telegraphic, Facsimile, Emailed and Late Proposals will not be accepted.Proposals may only be submitted on the tender documentation that is issued.Requirements for sealing, addressing, delivering, opening and assessment of proposals are stated in the Proposal Data.

ECPTA SCM Policy will apply.

 ECPTA has a zero tolerance on any acts of fraud and corruption. Please report any suspected acts of fraud and corruption to any of the contact details listed below:

Hotline Number: Toll free number – 0800 872 209

Freepost: KZN 138 Umhlanga Rocks | 4320

Free Fax: 0800 00 77 88

Tip-offs Website: www.tip-offs.com


 

Nature-based tourism activities at Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) nature reserves for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further period of two years

EOI NO. 01/15/16

The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency is inviting interested individuals / group / company to develop and manage nature-based tourism activities in the ECPTA nature reserves.

Proposed nature- based tourism activities could be any of the following: water based sports (canoeing, kayaking, tubing, boat rides etc.), team building activities, camping outings, mountaineering and related activities (abseiling, rock climbing etc.) guided walks, multiple day guided horse trails and events such as adventure trail runs (list is not exhaustive).

It will be preferred that the proposed concepts subscribe to the national conservation best practices. The proposed activities can be located at any of the twenty-one (21) ECPTA managed nature reserves.

The Expression of Interest (EOI) documents outlining detailed specifications will be made available from Monday, 01 February 2016 free of charge. The documents can only be e-mailed to applicants upon request.

PROPOSALS WILL BE EVALUATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Experience in similar business initiatives 20
Proposed operation (Methodology) 20
Qualification of the key staff 10
Indication of commercial benefit to ECPTA 15
Number of skilled jobs to be created 10
Creating procurement opportunities for HDIs and SMMEs 10
Local Economic Development and Skills transfer to local community – Involvement of community member(s) in key operational roles 15
Total Points 100

 

Bidders who obtain 80 out of 100 points may be shortlisted for Stage 2 of this process.

Stage 1: Shortlisting of Expressions of Interest

Stage 2: Invitation of shortlisted bidders from Stage 1 to submit proposals and negotiations

Enquiries relating to the issue of these documents may be addressed to Ms. Lunathi Mqalo at 043 705 4400, e-mail: [email protected] and for technical enquiries contact/email [email protected]

Proposals should be submitted in an envelope clearly marked “EOI NO. 01/15/16 – TOURISM ACTIVITIES FOR EASTERN CAPE PARKS AND TOURISM AGENCY” and should be deposited in the tender box, situated at No 6 St Marks Road, Southernwood, East London. The closing time for submission of Proposals is 11h00a.m. on Tuesday, 23 February 2016.. Telephonic, Telegraphic, Facsimile, Emailed and Late Proposals will not be accepted. Requirements for sealing, addressing, delivering, opening and assessment of Proposals are stated in the document.ECPTA SCM Policy will apply.The ECPTA has zero tolerance to corruption, report any threat of corruption to the following contact details:Toll free number – 0800 872 209; Freepost: KZN 138 Umhlanga Rocks | 4320; Free Fax: 0800 00 77 88; Tip-offs Website: www.tip-offs.com – YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS.

 

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