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Making Canada a destination of choice for travelers seeking world-class culinary experiences

Solicitation number IC401683

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/07/19 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description

    Summary

    It is intended to result in the award of one contract for approximately six (6) months for the services of a Contractor to prepare an analysis of the culinary tourism industry in Canada, and to provide options for developing a strategy to grow the industry, by making Canada a destination of choice for international travelers seeking world-class culinary experiences.

    Objective

    Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada requires the services of a Contractor to prepare an analysis of the culinary tourism industry in Canada, and to provide options for developing a strategy to grow the industry, by making Canada a destination of choice for international travelers seeking world-class culinary experiences.

    Statement of Work

    The Work will be carried out in three phases:

    1. Diagnostic: Inventory, global best practices and gap analysis

    2. Outreach to stakeholders 

    3. Options for a culinary tourism strategy 

    Constraints

    The Contractor could face challenges in gathering a large enough number of stakeholders to provide an adequate cross-section of culinary tourism industry perspectives. Information on global examples of culinary tourism approaches could be limited in access to the Contractor for linguistic reasons.

    Official Languages

    The Department has an obligation to respect the spirit and the letter of the Official Languages Act. It is therefore, imperative that the bidder’s team includes individuals fluent in both official languages in order to communicate verbally and in writing in the preferred official language of ISED employees and stakeholders.

    Travel

    The Contractor will be required to attend meetings which will include roundtables in at least four (4) of the following regions: the Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairie Provinces, the North, and British Columbia.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Industry Canada
    Contracting authority
    Lafleur, Chantal
    Phone
    613-990-5937
    Email
    chantal.lafleur2@canada.ca
    Address
    235 Queen Street
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0H5
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Industry Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    English
    16
    English
    17
    French
    15
    French
    15
    English
    16
    French
    15
    English
    29
    French
    28
    English
    33
    English
    35
    French
    35
    French
    32
    English
    66
    000
    English
    164
    French
    64
    000
    French
    28

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Unspecified
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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