It has been extensively refurbished and will give East Kent College students valuable experience in working at a busy luxury hotel.
Kevin Brooke has been appointed as new general manager at Cliveden House
Stoke Park has welcomed Tracey Stewart as head pastry chef at award-winning restaurant, Humphry's.
Nisbets insists acquisition will create new opportunities for both companies.
Housekeeping staff can log in at any time via an iPad to check the status of a room, while reception can check guests in and out from anywhere around the hotel.
Stinchcombe triumped on the BBC show last year, beating stiff competition and impressing the judges.
The guide includes exercises that can be immediately applied to any hotel business.
A hotel in Wirral has produced its own distinctive blend of gin.
As part of the process, the property's public rooms have been renamed after animal habitats and areas of the home.
Now in its 28th year, the awards recognize businesses and individuals that provide the very best products and customer service across the tourism industry.