Provision of travel management services
The ESM intends to establish an agreement for the provision of travel management services with a single travel service provider to support the travel service needs of the ESM. The ESM has a staff of approximately 175 including a core group of frequent ESM travellers (25–30 persons) who travel to various destinations throughout the world on a planned and unplanned basis. Business travel is an essential component of the ESM’s ability to execute its operational mandate and accordingly, the travel management services required to facilitate it, area critical service demanding efficient, effective and professional execution. The agreement to be established will be for an initial 3-year term with a possibility for extension for up to 3 additional years at the ESM’s sole discretion.