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accolade

1. the ceremonial gesture used to confer knighthood, originally an embrace, now a touch on the shoulder with a sword
2. Architect a curved ornamental moulding, esp one having the shape of an ogee arch

Accolade

A rich ornamental treatment made up of two ogee curves meeting in the middle, as found over a door, window, or arch.

accolade

[′ak·ə‚läd or lād]
(architecture)
Decorative molding in which two ogee curves meet centrally over the top of a window or door.

accolade

accolade
An ornamental treatment, used over an arch, a door, or a window, composed of two ogee curves meeting in the middle; often a richly decorated molding.
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Introduced by VisitEngland in 2014, the accolades are available to members of the Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme.
All too often we only hear about poor services but the Accolades awards reward outstanding care provision in your community so please talk to your provider today so they can get their chance to shine at the Accolades awards.
London Luxury received an HFN Accolade for the decorative pillows in its Solve program.
A spokeswoman for Raby Castle said: "We are absolutely over the moon to have been awarded a gold accolade, as it is the second time we have received it, being one of the first to be awarded it when the Accolades were launched last year.
Arwel Ellis Owen, chairman of the social care accolades judging panel, said: "This shows that organisations are investing in the development of their staff, leading to well-designed initiatives that provide high-quality outcomes for those receiving services and support.
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.
Winning an accolade is not only a recognition of achievement but enables best practice to be spread to others which in turn improve services for users and carers across Wales.
Even those organisations and teams who did not succeed in getting through to the final of the Accolades this time deserve great credit as many of them had embarked on projects that showed great promise and are sure to deliver significant results over the next year or so, putting them in a favourable position for an award next time around.
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 competition.
Details of Accolades loyalty programme can be had from www.