In a national list of 17 VisitEngland Accolades
, awards have been given to Vindolanda Roman fort and its nearby sister site, the Roman Army Museum at Greenhead in Northumberland, Beamish Museum, and Raby Castle in County Durham.
They include the Welcome accolade
, Hidden Gem, Best Told Story, and the Gold accolade
for topscoring attractions.
The winners of the Accolades
, which are led by the Care Council for Wales, will be announced on June 21.
The Department s Head of Tourism, Angela Byrne, said, "The Department of Economic Development s Tourism Division is constantly working to improve the quality of service provided to visitors and the Gold and Silver Accolades
recognise the exceptional standards that have been achieved by these accommodation providers.
Cardholders can also transfer their Accolades
points to global airlines such as Qatar Airways, and airlines affiliated with One World, Star Alliance and SkyTeam, gaining access to over 45 airlines.
Gwynedd Council and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council received two Accolades
each for projects that included developing new bilingual software to help support community workers and working closely with those in need to help them learn the skills to live independently.
will be awarded to teams, partnerships and organisations who have transformed social care services by investing in the learning and development of people.
are the culmination of Social Care Week and are a key element in helping raise the profile of the achievements of a workforce that is often unseen and unheralded for the round-the-clock care it provides to so many vulnerable people in Wales, who are of all ages and with so many different needs.
ASIS invited exhibitors at the ASIS International 55th Annual Seminar and Exhibits to submit new technology, product or service solutions for evaluation and judging for the first annual Accolades
Details of Accolades
loyalty programme can be had from www.
The best place to find out more about the accolades
Mutale Nyoni, chair of the Care Council for Wales, said: "The accolades
are a wonderful celebration of good practice, recognising groups for their excellence and improving services for users by learning from their success.