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Consultant Service for: “Events and Events Calendars for the Municipalities of Përmet, Gjirokastra, Saranda and Berat”/Tourism products and value chain development – package 1

District Gjirokaster-Vlore-Berat
Loan No 8656- ALB.
Source of Loan/Financed by:
Loan Amount by Currency
Project Title Project for Integrated Urban and Tourism Development (PIUTD)
Description of the Project Budget: 63.8 million Euros
Financed by: World Bank
Timeline: 2017 – 2022. The project has become effective in April 2017 and shall take 5 years.
Geographic coverage:3 regions (Vlora, Berati, Gjirokastra); 4 municipalities (Saranda, Gjirokastra, Berati, Përmeti) and the tourist corridor going through this region.
Beneficiaries: 84 thousand inhabitants and about 300 thousand tourists.
Objective: Improve urban infrastructure, promote tourism, and strengthen institutional capacities to support tourism and develop the local economy in selected areas in the south of Albania.

Component 1. Urban design and improvement of infrastructure
Finances the drafting of projects for the implementation of urban projects and for improving the municipality infrastructure in four urban centers: Saranda, Gjirokastra, Berati, and Përmeti.
Investments in these selected municipalities shall include the rehabilitation of the following:
  • Public spaces (e.g. parks, squares, pedonale / pedestrian streets (pedestrian streets);
  • Road network, intermodal junctions and accompanying infrastructure (.e.g. sidewalks, crossroads, road lights, bicycle lanes, bus stations);
  • Restoration of selected buildings of heritage and facades of selected buildings;
  • Improve tourist areas (e.g. entry roads, visitor centers, parking places, tourist road signs).
  • Rehabilitation of the water supply shall be supported accordingly.
This component shall also finance the preparation of urban projects, feasibility studies, engineering projects, and the supervision of construction projects; the underground infrastructure shall be part of the improved road network, when necessary.

Component 2. Improvement of touristic sites
Finances investments intended at improving tourist sites to be selected along the touristic corridor in the South Albania. Investments shall include the restoration of objects of cultural heritage and asset, and the improvement of the support infrastructure. This component is also going to finance the preparation of the visibility studies, site management plans, engineering projects, and supervision of construction projects.

Component 3. Tourism and product development market
This component is going to finance capacity building activities for improving municipality management and tourism-based local economic development.
Tender object Consultant Service for: “Events and Events Calendars for the Municipalities of Përmet, Gjirokastra, Saranda and Berat”/Tourism products and value chain development – package 1
Reference No. AL-ADF-15570-CS-QCBS
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Estimated / Ceiling Value ALL without VAT
Type of Contract
Procurement Method
Stage Procedure Announced Procurement
Tender Announcement Date 10-11-2020
Opening Date for Submission of Bids 10-11-2020
Closing Date for Submission of Bids 24-11-2020
No. of Bidders
Successful Bidder /Supplier / Provider
The winning bid ALL without vat
Bidder Announcement date
Contract date
Contract Value including VAT
Contract Milestones Due Dates Faza A- 3 muaj.
Faza B- 21 muaj.
Cancellation reason
Notes The selection method to be applied is Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS), in accordance with the procedures set out the World Bank’s: Guidelines Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers” (January 2011, revised July 2014).

The shortlisted consultants invited to submit their proposal as below:
  1. “Ideal Live Marketing” & “Primes Albania”
  2. Consortium “Film Master Events” & “Kube Studios” & “Creative Business Solutions/CBS”
  3. “Landways International” & “Deeper Blue” Ltd
  4. “EXIT Tim” ltd.
  5. “Ogilvy Albania (part of Ogilvy Greece Group) & “Foss Production”
  6. “REDCLOUD” sh.p.k. & “The Means”

The standby* list is as below:
  1. “Iceberg Communication” l.t.d. & “Action Global Communication” l.t.d.
  2. “Management Development Associates/MDA”

Note* These companies will substitute any shortlisted firms that may choose not to participate in the selection process.
Transaction / Actual Spending
Relevant published Bulletin
Tender Announcement
Announcement of Winner
Announcement of Contract Signing
Request for Expressions of Interest (10.11.2020)
Notification of Shortlisting (04.03.2021)

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