A new report from the American Society of Travel Agents found that 74% of its members employ at least one additional employee or independent contractor, the highest percentage since 2010 when the rate was 77%. In fact, the report said travel agent salaries are on the rise and some agents are worried they won’t find experienced agents to hire in the future. “Travel agencies are seeing an influx of new customers who want a professional, vetted travel professional to cut through the Internet clutter for them,” said Zane Kerby, president and chief executive of the American Society of Travel Agents. “If you searched online for ‘hotels in the Caribbean’ or ‘European riverboat cruises’ for example, you’d find hundreds if not thousands of entries.” Get the full story at the Los Angeles Times