It also, once again, points out the power of the Internet and the convenience of being able to take unlimited pictures. It is a good thing the man had those pictures.
It is also a good thing that Carnival can look at the evidence and admit that a mistake was made. I often try to point out to people here that there are two worlds in cruise managent, the onboard and the onshore. Sometimes that have cross purposes.
I guess I can take back all those things I said about there being more to the story as well. In this case apparently there wasn't.
At least it didn't cost the man anything other than a little time and trouble.