Efraín Canto named GM at Royal Uno

Efraín Canto Royal UnoOpening February 28, 2022, Royal Uno® All Inclusive Resort & Spa is proud to welcome Efraín Canto as the newly appointed General Manager at the latest luxury resort offering from Mexican tourism pioneers, Royal Resorts®.

“We are happy that Efraín has joined the Royal Resorts family as he brings an exceptional understanding of the hospitality market having worked with global brands and resort destination settings,” says Javier Vales, chief operating officer of Royal Resorts®. “His extensive industry experience makes him the seasoned leader the role needs, and we look forward to having him guide the property through its highly anticipated grand opening.”

Canto joins Royal Uno® with more than 20 years of hospitality management experience having led and opened hotels and resorts in Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, the United States and Mexico. He’s held various leadership positions and most recently served as General Manager at The Westin Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico.  Throughout his career, Efraín has been instrumental in overseeing hotel and resorts openings and developing effective sales and marketing campaigns as well as food and beverage concepts with brands including Marriott and Hilton.

“I am delighted to take on the role of general manager at Royal Uno®, to continue setting new standards in service excellence and offer exceptional and Authentic Cancun experiences for families and guests of all ages,” says Canto. “Our goal is to continue the development of Mexico’s family-friendly appeal, and together with the hard-working team at Royal Uno®, I look forward to expanding that legacy.”

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Canto holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel Business Administration from the Technological Institute of Cancún, industry-relevant certifications from OSHA and SafeServ, a wedding planning certification, and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Royal Uno® All Inclusive Resort & Spa marks the expansion of Royal Resorts® into the all-inclusive vacation market featuring brilliantly designed rooms and suites each with a private ocean view terrace or balcony. The luxury resort promises an “Authentic Cancún” experience for guests of all ages that alludes to a history of pioneering and evolution, with the perfect blend of vibrant and modern design in tranquil surroundings.

Situated on one of Cancún’s finest beaches in the heart of the Cancun Hotel Zone, Royal Uno® offers panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and Nichupte Lagoon. Just steps away from the fascinating Maya Museum and San Miguelito archaeological site, the resort’s prime location is only a five-minute drive from shopping malls, nightclubs, golf courses and a 20-minute drive from Cancun International Airport.

About Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa

Royal Uno® All Inclusive Resort & Spa is the latest resort from Mexican Caribbean tourism pioneers Royal Resorts®. Setting new standards in service, the 540 rooms and suites resort provides an “Authentic Cancun” experience with a blend of classic hospitality, contemporary chic, signature dining, and activities for all ages. The elevated all-inclusive resort features an impressive array of amenities including two oversized pools, a children’s pool with a water play area, Alea® Spa, watersports, swim-up bar and beach bar, Uno Kids Club and a Family Room for video games and movies, and more. Royal Uno® offers an exclusive dining experience with nine restaurants and bars serving international, Mexican, Italian and Asian cuisine, a café, and a Grab & Go counter. For additional information, visit or follow us via social media (@RoyalUnoResort) in Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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