Marriott International brand the Autograph Collection will add the Union Station Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, US, to its portfolio for January 2012.

The 125-room Union Station Hotel will be the 27th property to join the brand’s growing list of independent hotels.

The new property is a member of the Historic Hotels of America, a programme of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Autograph Collection portfolio includes more than 25 properties in the US, Europe and the British Virgin Islands, a figure that will double by the end of 2012.