|Issam Nizam has been named director of rooms for the independent luxury
Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey, announced Michael Polese,
general manager. The elite AAA Four-Diamond rated hotel has also earned
top honors in the upscale hotel category of Lodging Hospitality magazine’s
Annual Design Competition.
A resident of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, Nizam has more than 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He joined the Westminster staff as revenue manager in December 2002, just as the hotel was about to open. Prior to that, he served as front office manager for the Rihga Royal Hotel and director of front office operations for the Holiday Inn Broadway, both in New York. He also spent eleven years at Le Parker Meridien in New York, working his way up to the position of front office manager. In addition, Nizam has used his knowledge and professional experience in the lodging industry to teach courses at New York City Technical College in Brooklyn.
“Issam has been with us since the Westminster Hotel first opened its doors and has proven himself to be a results-oriented executive with a strong record as a manager and supervisor,” Polese noted. “This is a well-deserved promotion.”
In his new position, Nizam is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the rooms division, overseeing the staff of full- and part-time professionals whose commitment and attention to detail create a high-level service experience for guests.
“It is a thrill to be associated with such a fine hotel,” said Nizam. “Not only does Westminster Hotel provide luxurious lodging and state-of-the-art technology, but equally important is the fact that our guests receive the utmost in welcoming service and personal attention. ”
Rated as one of the finest hotels in the country, the Westminster Hotel has 187 guest rooms, 15,000 square feet of banquet and conference space, the award-winning Strip House Restaurant and a full range of first-class amenities that cater to the needs of today’s traveler.
550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
|Also See:||Michael Polese Appointed General Manager of the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey / November 2004|