Did You See That Press Release? United Changes Rewards, Miss USA Crowned, Dine with Celebs

With thousands of news releases published each week on PR Newswire for Journalists, no one can possibly keep up with every one of them. Here are some of our favorite releases from the past week that you might have missed.

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United Airlines jet plane. Source: AP Photo/Nick Ut, File

United Airlines jet plane. Source: AP Photo/Nick Ut, File

United Airlines Unveils Changes to 2015 MileagePlus Program

United Airlines announced the company will make changes to its MileagePlus program in 2015. Members will earn award miles based on their ticket price rather than distance flown.

Starting March 1, members will earn miles based specifically on the base fare and carrier-imposed surcharges and their MileagePlus status. Members will earn five miles for every dollar spent, while those with MileagePlus Premier status will earn the following on their base fare and carrier surcharges.

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Dining Adventures of the Rich and Famous: Urbanspoon Reveals the Top Restaurants for Celeb Sightings

Restaurant discovery app Urbanspoon unveiled the top 50 restaurants and cafes most frequented by big stars during their travels across the country in the last year.

Compiled from user data, reviews, and expert commentary, the list illuminates celebrity favorites in top cities across the US, from the notoriously expensive (some cuts at celeb-favorite STK can set you back $100) to ultra casual pizza joints and coffee shops.

Hit these hot spots next time you visit one of the cities listed, and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of your favorite actor, athlete, musician, or politician dining at the table next to you.

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Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez. Source: AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman

Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez. Source: AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman

Miss Nevada USA, Nia Sanchez, Wins The Miss USA 2014 Title During Live NBC Telecast From Baton Rouge, La.

During one of the most exciting Miss USA pageants in the show’s 63-year history, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Nevada USA, Nia Sanchez, as Miss USA 2014.

Giuliana Rancic, “E! News” co-anchor, and Thomas Roberts, host of MSNBC’s “Way Too Early” show hosted the competition, along with style expert Jeannie Mai, who provided behind-the-scenes commentary from the Baton Rouge River Center in Baton Rouge.  See the full release to learn more.

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Jackie Evancho Releases Unique Cover of “The Rains of Castamere” From Hit HBO Series Game of Thrones

Jackie Evancho has released a unique cover of the haunting folk song “The Rains of Castamere” from the HBO series Game of Thrones. It debuted on Yahoo.com and is now available via iTunes, Amazon MP3, and Spotify.

The track also will be available on Jackie’s new album Awakening which comes out on Sept. 23 via Sony Music Masterworks imprint Portrait.  See the full release to learn more.

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Gordon Ramsay. Source: PRNewsFoto/Gordon Ramsey Group

Gordon Ramsay. Source: PRNewsFoto/Gordon Ramsey Group

Gordon Ramsay Group Expands Into Asia

Gordon Ramsay will be taking his London restaurants to Asia with the announcement that Bread Street Kitchen will be opening in central Hong Kong in September followed by further restaurants in the area and across the region later in the year and in 2015.  See the full release to learn more.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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