Thursday, December 13, 2007 Achieves More Than 100 Growth

The newly launched website of Kandooma~Maldives at has more than doubled its number of visitors, with overall traffic to the website in the 4th week increased by over 100% compared to the 2nd week of the launch.

This impressive growth was registered in both the number of page visits and the number of web visitors, and with new content to be continuously added in the months leading up to the resort’s opening in mid 2008, it looks set to maintain this upward trend.

Most of the visitors accessed the website from Germany, where it registered almost 20% of the total web visitors, followed by Australia and the UK. The rest came from Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, India, Singapore and Malaysia. The top three most-viewed pages on the website are “Island Resort”, “Villas” and “Photo Gallery”. Divided into 10 easy-to-navigate sections, the website was conceptualised to make the visitors’ online experience an informative and effortless one.

Most of the visitors were direct traffic, a result of HPL Hotels and Resorts’ aggressive direct marketing efforts. Figures revealed that HPL Hotels&Resorts website also plays a key referral role in providing the link to while about 10% of the traffic came from major search engines such as Google, Yahoo! and MSN.

Construction work on the resort is progressing according to schedule. Owned and managed by HPL Hotels&Resorts, Kandooma will feature 160 villas, namely beach and garden villas, duplex villas, family villas and water villas.

Blessed with white sands, azure skies, lush tropical greenery and clear turquoise waters, facilities and services on the island are created with the aim to satisfy, engage, entertain, inform, educate and luxuriate. For a sneak preview into this new experience, visit


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