Marriott International and Assila Investments are incredibly thrilled to share that the beautiful, luxury Assila Hotel will soon be part of Marriott's The Luxury Collection's portfolio, which comprises over 100 stunning hotels and resorts peppered across the globe. The news comes just after Saudi Arabia announced it would embrace international tourism more freely.

Assila Hotel will be part of The Luxury Collection's portfolio sometime next year, although no specific date has been revealed thus far. That said, this is certainly a milestone for Marriott as Assila Hotel will be the hotel giant's first ever The Luxury Collection-branded property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Marriott Bonvoy members who frequently visit Jeddah will be happy to know they will soon have another luxury property to choose from, all while enjoying their Marriott Bonvoy perks. The Luxury Collection participates in Marriott's loyalty program, so Marriott Bonvoy members who book stays at Assila Hotel can continue to earn points that count toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. Marriott Bonvoy members can earn earn points on their eligible hotel spending as well, including food and beverages, golf rounds, spa services etc.

A premier luxury hotel in Jeddah, Assila Hotel joins Marriott's growing luxury portfolio in the Middle East. Counting glitzy properties like The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh and The Ritz-Carlton Jeddah under its The Luxury Collection umbrella, Marriott now operates over 30 luxury properties in this region of the world.

Located in the heart of Jeddah on the key retail and commercial strip of the city, Assila Hotel offers 210 guestrooms, including 94 apartments and a massive Royal Suite spanning 6,350 sq ft.

Complimentary high-speed internet access throughout the property, luxurious touches, a spa, gym, rooftop outdoor pool, squash courts, meeting rooms, a ballroom are some of the amenities guests of Assila Hotel can enjoy during their stay. The hotel also boasts several food and beverage venues, including a Café Lounge, an on-site bar, and Argentinian and Mediterranean specialty restaurants.

Denise Bay is a staff writer at GET.com. Email: denise.bay@get.com.