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Daniel Poray Named Human Resources Manager
for Westminster Hotel in Livingston, N.J.
LIVINGSTON, N.J., Jan. 25, 2007 – The Four-Diamond luxury Westminster Hotel in Livingston, N.J., has named Daniel Joseph Poray of Piscataway, N.J. as Human Resources Manager.
In his new position, Poray is responsible for recruiting, screening and interviewing job applicants, assisting with company benefits, policies and procedures, and developing and implementing employee training and recognition programs.
Opened in 2002, the award-winning Westminster Hotel features 183 luxury guest rooms, 15,000 square feet of banquet and conference space, a 120-seat restaurant and a full range of first-class amenities. 
Poray, a resident of Piscataway, N.J., comes to the job with nearly 20 years of experience in all facets of the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Westminster, he served as director of human resources for the Fort Lee Hilton, as assistant general manager for the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clark, N.J., and as director of food and beverage for Wyndham International in Toledo, Ohio. He has also served as center director for the Huntington Learning Center in East Brunswick, N.J. 
Poray received his M.B.A. degree in International Business and his B.S. degree in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University. He currently serves as an adjunct instructor for the Culinary Institute at Hudson Community College in Jersey City.
“Daniel is committed to continuing the positive team culture that is a hallmark of Westminster Hotel,” said Kevin Swill, president of Westminster Hospitality Group. “His input in helping employees to learn and apply the highest standards in meeting the needs of our guests is invaluable.”

The many awards and honors received by Westminster Hotel are a testament to their focus on the highest standards of service. It has received the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond award for two consecutive years, placing it among the eight top-rated hotels in the state. It was named Facility of the Year by Meeting Planners International (MPI), New Jersey chapter, received first-place honors in Lodging Hospitality magazine’s Annual Design Competition, and has been named part of WORLDHOTELS’ Deluxe Collection, a distinction shared by only 170 elite, independently owned properties worldwide.


Westminster Hotel
550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue 
Livingston, New Jersey 07039

Evelyn Francisco
(201) 796-7788

Also See: Joseph M. Reyes Named General Manager of the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, N.J. / January 2007

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