The Mark: Craft of the Urban Rooftop Garden

THE MARK at St. Ermin’s Hotel – Hotel No. 42 The rooftop at St. Ermin’s Hotel in London showcases a distinctive urban garden where the extraordinary botanicals play second fiddle to a working apiary, where millions of bees create delicate and delectable honey. The honey and botanicals harvested from the roof are used to deliver a …

Hotel Xenia: Defined by Courtesy, Refined By Culture

Greece is known for many things, but perhaps most endearing is the consistent, unwavering warmth and hospitality of its local people. The word “Xenia” can be traced back to ancient Greek times when popular belief concluded Gods were living among men. As a result, it was required that every stranger be met with extraordinary kindness. …

THE INDEPENDENT FILM INITIATIVE

Autograph Collection’s broad support of indie filmmaking encompasses hosting screenwriters as well as filmmakers, their cast and crews, and screening these films at hotels around the world.  Autograph Collection has aligned with some of the most respected names working at the forefront of independent cinema including Franklin Leonard, Founder & CEO of The Black List, …

A Storied Past with A Modern Outlook

The Blackstone hotel is appropriately located on Chicago’s Culture Mile where it has served as a choice destination for the likes of Al Capone, Charles “Lucky” Luciano, and 12 consecutive United States Presidents (Taft to Carter) since opening in 1910. A visit to this landmark proves history is still very much alive. Spot antique barbershop …