Newspaper, Magazines, Radio

Here is a collection of Newspaper, Magazines, Radio we have done over the past 20 years. We have had a lot of fun with GG clients over the past, and look forward to more exciting articles and shows to come. Let us know in the comments what you want to see? Note: Due to the time-frame not all medical news articles are available immediately but we will be adding as we source from the original publisher.

2021 Media Articles

Coming soon.  New articles, and perhaps a new reality series coming soon?

2015-2017 Media Articles

Beauty and the Beach – Shot on location in Phuket, Thailand

2014 Media Articles

TELEMUNDO Documentary – Shot on location in Cozumel, Mexico with CMC Hospital. 

July Fantasy Island – Shot in Cozumel, Mexico – Today/Tonight – Australia
Today Tonight
June Magazine article lost 20 Years in 5 hours

RADIO: Lite 95.7 Radio Promotion

EVENT: Bridal Fantasy Edmonton: The Fall Fashion Edition – Booth #1

2012 Media Articles


CEO MAGAZINE: CEO’s with unusual hobbies. Rachel Rowling, part-time Alberta cattle farmer.

EYESIN INTERVIEW – UK, London – Interview with Rachel Rowling – Medical Tourism

RADIO INTERVIEW- Canada: Dr. Barry Lyka Interviews Rachel Rowling on Medical Tourism

IMJT ARTICLE: (International Medical Travel Journal) USA: Gorgeous Getaways expand their offices to the US

PRESS RELEASE: “Hair Now! Buzzing Silky Skin Laser partners with international cosmetic surgical vacation company”


PRESS RELEASE: Gorgeous Getaways Deploy Global State of the Art System to Protect Client Confidentiality and Security

2011 Media Articles

TELUMONDO TELEVISION: Interview with Rachel Rowing, CEO Gorgeous Getaways (VIDEO)

GLOBE AND MAIL: Convincing Canadians to take nip-and-tuck holidays

PRESS RELEASE: Cozumel, Mexico Becoming the Leading Destination of Choice for North American Clients Looking for Safe and Affordable, Cosmetic Surgery Holidays Says Gorgeous Getaways

PRESS RELEASE: Gorgeous Getaways, the Leader in Global Cosmetic Surgery Holidays Announces New Partnership with Local Government in Cozumel, Mexico and CMC Hospital

PRESS RELEASE: Win a Cosmetic Surgery “Movie Star Makeover” Holiday Compliments of Gorgeous Getaways

2010 Media Articles

News Release Growth in Cosmetic Surgery Tourism – Savings of Over 50%

March “Is this NZ’s own Heidi Montag?”
Breakfast Show, NZ

2009 Media Articles

January “Our ‘Suddenly Single’ Extreme Makeovers”
Women’s Weekly, NZ
February “Would You Like New Boobs With Your Tan?”
Marie Claire, UK
March “From ‘Blubber Bum’ to Babe!”
Bella, UK
April “My Husband Made Fun Of My Body – So I Made Him Buy Me a New One
Best, UK

2008 Media Articles

January “New Holiday Craze On Cutting Edge”
The Maitland Mercury, Australia
February “Plastic Surgery Mums”
A Current Affair, Australia“Surgery Holidays On The Rise”
The Daily Post, New Zealand
GG Interviewed on 2GB segment “Drive with Phillip Clark”
“Sun, Sea, Sand and Surgery” and “Survey of Kim’s Age”
Derbyshire Evening Telegraph

“Trip Cosmetic Success”
Cairns Post, Australia

Radio NZ – Louise Cogan interviewed on increasing popularity of surgery holidays

“Yummy Mummies” – Interview with Sandy Rogers-Ward
Channel 9, Australia

“Nurse’s delight at £8,000 Cosmetic Surgery Holiday”
Lancashire Telegraph

Channel 10 National News – Australia

Featuring Gorgeous Getaways case study – Veronica

March “I Want To Be Cut In Half”
Love it!, UK
“Under The Knife” & “Another Happy Customer”
Gold Coast Bulletin

“Moms Nip In For a Baby And a Tuck”
Herald Sun
April “My Malaysian Makeover – Triathlete Lynette Warn Combined Her Facelift With a 10-day Holiday, And Saved Thousands”
New Idea NZ
May “The Price Of Love”
Take 5

“Who’s Really Having The Mummy Tuck?”
Woman Mag UK

“Bargain Hunters Drive Nip-Tuck Tourism Boom”
Herald Sun Melbourne
June “Cosmetic Cuts On The Run”
Escape Sun Telegraph
August “No Surgery, No Wedding”
UK Cosmo
September “Helena McAlpine – A Tummy Tuck changed my life”
Womans Day NZ
October Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip’n’tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 3 Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip’n’tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 2
Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip’n’tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 1

2007 Media Articles

March “Happy to Shape up/Holiday For a Body Lift”
Herald Sun
“Under The Knife”
Gold Coast Bulletin
“Makeover Holidays” “Extra” – Channel 9 Australia
Read about the segment here.

Featuring 2 Gorgeous Getaways Case studies – Tennielle and Liz.

Channel 10 National News

July “I Lost 30 Stone And Found The Man Of My Dreams”
Sunday Magazine, UK

July 2007

 Listen to Helena on Radio (part 1)

Duration: 2 minutes 36 seconds
Size: 2.38 MB
 Listen to Helena on Radio (part 2)

Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
2.50 MB

“Long Distance Lover”
Pick Me Up, UK

2006 Media Articles

January “I had an Apron of Fat – now I have a Taut Tummy!”
Take it Easy (UK)
May Documentary: “Operation Vacation”

Sunday (New Zealand)
28 May 2006

Read about the segment here

“Postcards from the knife edge”
Telegraph UK

Read the hard copy version here
Read the online version here

June “Sun, Surf and Scalpels”

Medical Observer
30 June 2006
Medical Observe

July “Dear Diary, Today I Got New Breasts”
Womans Weekly NZ
August Segment: Medical Tourism
“The Great Outdoors”
Channel 7 (Australia)
14 August, 2006Read about the segment here
September “Plastic Surgery Saved my life”
Mirror (UK)
“Tropical Change”
Sunday Telegraph Magazine (Australia)

“My Liposuction Vacation ”
New Zealand Woman’s Weekly“Postcards from the knife’s edge”
Australian Women’s Weekly – Special Report
“Saving face”
NZ Herald
November “Youth Regained: Christine Fiori before and after her surgery in Kuala Lumpur”
NZ Herald

2005 Media Articles


The Plastic Surgery Holiday Package
Cleo Australia
March 2005

April I got new boobs on my Honeymoon!
Cosmopolitan UK
Channel Five’s Cosmetic Surgery Live (UK)
Fronted by Vanessa Feltz and Danniella Westbrook
May “My boobs went up two cup sizes on my honeymoon”
News of the World (UK)

Entertainment Tonight / The Insider

Aired in the USA 14th June 2005

Read extract here:


Holidays Under a Scalpel
The Herald on Sunday (New Zealand)


Sun, Sand and Face Jobs
The Guardian (UK)

Facelifts in Delhi, tummy tucks in Cape Town: UK’s cosmetic tourists go worldwide
The Independent (UK)


“My hubby left me for a younger woman. So I spent 4,000 on a brand new body”
Take it Easy (UK)
11 September 2005

October Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

“Nip-Away Holidays”

Sunday Star Times (New Zealand)


Set for Life: Healthy travels — A round of golf, a stint in a hospital; medical tourists hit the road

The Wall Street Journal Asia

2004 Media Articles

September On a Knife Edge
Asian Wall Street Journal
Operation Vacation
Asian Wall Street Journal
October For those seeking sun, sea and silicone
New Straits Times
For Beauty’s Sake

So Plastic
The Sydney Morning Herald

Plastic Makeover for Christmas?

What in the world
The Australian

Xmas surgery in kiwi stockings

“I want to be cut in half”
Love it!, UK