Louis, Sr. was the founder of Royal Holiday Travel, a family company started in 1976. An avid world traveler, he visited many countries on five continents but favored Malta, France and Italy. He began his career in travel as a steamship agent and became a highly respected travel industry innovator with many firsts. He was the managing director for the AAA Worldwide Travel Division, vice president for Arthur Frommer International and Grand Circle Tours before starting Royal Holiday Travel.
Services were held at Whiting Funeral Home, Glen Head. The funeral Mass was at St. Patrick’s of Glen Cove with interment at the Locust Valley Cemetery.