Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced additional enhancements to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), as part of the continued implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act).

Springdale, Utah - Shuttles will resume in Zion Canyon tomorrow, October 28, 2015. Daily service will continue through Sunday, November 8. The shuttle will also run on weekends through November 22, and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving week.

Springdale, Utah - Zion National Park began construction of a waterline replacement project on October 19, 2015. The waterline runs along the west side of State Route 9 from Zion National Park’s South Entrance Monument north to a connection near the park’s Emergency Operations Center. The project will be under construction during the weekdays and anticipated to be completed by mid-December 2015.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Part of the magic of travel is leaving yourself open to the unique experiences and unforgettable adventures that come with learning about a new place. Creating an authentic travel experience is all about interacting with the culture of the place you are visiting.

Las Vegas, New Mexico - Traversing more than 800 miles overland through the great plains along the Santa Fe Trail was a daunting task for anyone who sought to make their way west. Hazards were a constant on the trail with severe storms, thirst, attacks, and the constant threat of sickness could all end the journey of even the best prepared wagon teams. Often left out of the exiting and grueling tales of overland trails west are the stories of women who abandoned friends, family, and the safety of home to face the difficulties of the trail with uncommon fortitude in the hopes of a better future.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Brakes are a critical component for maintaining vehicle safety. Whether it’s trying to stop your vehicle on an icy, snow-packed road or slowing down on a rain-soaked highway, properly functioning brakes are key to maintaining control of the vehicle.

Springdale, Utah - A major rock fall has closed the Zion- Mount Carmel Highway, State Route 9, in Zion National Park as of early this morning. Effective immediately, the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, between Canyon Junction and the East Entrance is closed. A significant rock fall occurred on the switchback near the Pine Creek Bridge and is blocking both sides of the road. Crews will have to blast the rock and use heavy machinery to clear it. Due to the rock fall, emergency response is not available on the east side of Zion. The Scenic Drive and Zion Canyon remains open.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - If you ever feel like you need a vacation, you’re not alone. According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, all too many workers take only about half the vacation time to which they’re entitled.

Washington, DC - On September 21, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will remove Liberia from the list of nations affected by Ebola that are subject to enhanced visa and port-of-entry screening.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - When it comes to creating a memorable vacation, planning and scheduling are key. That’s the word from travel experts, such as those at Expedia, who say Americans collectively let half a billion paid days off go to waste last year.