U Hotel & Resorts has signed a management agreement with Gulf Trading and Contracting (GTC) for its newest hotel, U Le Mirage Doha, in Qatar.

The 120-room U Le Mirage Doha, which is scheduled to open in August 2011, will feature a fitness centre, a pool, an outdoor Jacuzzi, a traditional spa, an indoor plunge pool, three meeting rooms, a boardroom and a business centre with a library.

The property is the first strategic expansion of U Hotel & Resorts into the Middle East, according to gulf-times.com.

GTC owns and operates three premier hotels in Doha.