Wandfluh, Hans Ulrich was born on September 13, 1935 in Spiez, Switzerland. Son of Robert David and Anna Maria (Ruch) Wandfluh.
Food and beverage director Hotel Sonesta, Hartford, Connecticut, 1964-1967, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, 1967-1970. Vice president, general manager Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto and Chateau Champlain Hotel, Montreal, 1970-1978, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, since 1978, now president and general manager.
Chairman Greater New Orleans Marketing Committee. Member City Business Advisory Board. Chairman advisory board Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism School, University New Orleans.
Member Coalition for Economic Development, Crime Committee New Orleans, Mayor's French Quarter Task Force, French Quarter Festival Committee, Host Committee for National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament, 1987. Member New Orleans Hotel-Motel Association (director, president), American Hotel Association, Greater New Orleans Tourist and Convention Commission (vice president, member executive committee, director).
Married Margaret C. Skat-Petersen, June 29, 1963. Children: Robert David, Charles Christopher.