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Desti­na­tion Ho­tels teams with Tesla. AAA adds to 5-Di­a­mond list. Bleisure takes off. Burj al Arab gets decked out

AAA has re­leased the 2016 Five Di­a­mond Award list. The 118 ho­tels that have earned the rat­ing over the past 12 months are just 0.4 per­cent of the ho­tels on the al­most 28,000 AA/CAA Ap­proved and Di­a­mond Rated list.

The new­est mem­bers are:

For a full list of the Five Di­a­mond Rat­ings and the in­spec­tion process, visit

Tesla part­ners with ho­tels, re­sorts, and restau­rants around the world to of­fer High Power Con­nec­tors. The Desti­na­tion Ho­tels and other Tesla Desti­na­tion Charg­ing lo­ca­tions are hosted on Tesla’s in­ter­ac­tive web­page at tes­lam­o­ su­per­charger and are GPS lo­cated on Model S and Model

The part­ner­ship is part of the Desti­na­tion Earth pro­gram, an en­vi­ron­men­tal ini­tia­tive launched in 2008 by Desti­na­tion Ho­tels.

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De­spite the Name, ‘Bleisure’ Takes Off

More than two-thirds (67 per­cent) of busi­ness trav­el­ers say the op­tion of ex­tend­ing their busi­ness trips for leisure travel is im­por­tant to them, ac­cord­ing to the most re­cent Trav­eler Sen­ti­ment In­dex from the Global Busi­ness Travel As­so­ci­a­tion. Fur­ther­more, 36 per­cent of th­ese so-called bleisure trav­el­ers have ac­tu­ally done so in just the past three months alone.

Mem­bers of the Mil­len­nial gen­er­a­tion are more likely to ex­tend their busi­ness trav­els to in­clude leisure than their

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