RWANDA. Rwanda Airports Company is inviting bids for the operation of a duty free concession and other stores and services at Kigali International Airport.

The contract period is for a period of two years and is renewable.

The 263.51sq m duty free store will include a kids corner and an automatic dispenser for food and drinks, the company said. The full range of planned shops and services is detailed in the table below.

Source: Rwanda Airports Company. Click to enlarge.

Rwanda Airports Company said bidders are required to provide the list of products and services they intend to offer in each area, and may propose services not included in the above list.

Small and medium enterprises are being encouraged to apply, while promoting products made in Rwanda is considered an “added advantage”.

Bidders must also propose a rent fee per square metre and a royalty fee (percentage on gross revenues from sales) to be paid to Rwanda Airports Company. The current fees are RWF15,000 (US$16.70) per square metre plus a concession fee of 10% on gross revenues from sales.

Interested bidders are invited for site visit and a pre-bidding meeting on 19 February at the airport. Proposals must then be submitted by 5 March.

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