Turkeys at Sea: 10 of the Worst Ideas in the History of Cruise Travel
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The Turkey: Carnival Bans Hair Dryers, Women Revolt
One thing female cruisers -- and, yes, some men -- really need in a cabin is a hairdryer. And something with real power. So when 700-watt hairdryers found their way on Carnival's prohibited items list in early 2010, the blowback was nothing short of gale-force. We understand why irons and candles can't be taken onboard, fire being the single greatest safety threat at sea, but a hairdryer? Uh uh. Before the frizzy-haired masses took to the sea, however, Carnival pulled the plug on the restriction.