Although it set ratings records for Lifetime, the movie was not received well by critic Alec Harvey of The Birmingham News.Harvey called the movie "sloppy and uneven, a forgettable look at the tragedy that consumed the nation's attention for months".Following her daughter's disappearance, Holloway became a speaker on the topic of personal safety.She founded the International Safe Travels Foundation—to educate the public to help them travel more safely— She received her bachelor's degree in speech pathology with a minor in special education from University of Arkansas at Little Rock.She continued her studies at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, where she received a master's degree in speech pathology.After the couple divorced in 1993, she raised her two children on her own.The film re-enacts Natalee's disappearance and stages re-creations of various scenarios, based on the testimony of key players and suspects.The broadcast of the film attracted 3.2 million viewers, garnering the highest television ratings in the network's history at the time.
When she thought about reaching more travelers with her story, Twitty said that her efforts evolved into writing a book.
In 2000, Holloway married George "Jug" Twitty, an Alabama businessman, and moved with her children to Mountain Brook, Alabama.
Immediately after receiving word about Natalee's missed flight, Jug and Beth Twitty flew to Aruba with friends by private jet.
de Vries aired on Dutch television showing video of Van der Sloot purportedly smoking marijuana and admitting to being present during Holloway's death.
The show became the most watched non-sports program in Dutch television history.