The Philippines is full of die-hard basketball fans, as basketball is the country’s most popular sport. Filipinos are super excited to hear that Lebron will be making an appearance. Free tickets for the event will be given away starting July 17th at the Nike Park in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila. Only two tickets will be given per person on a first-come, first-served basis.
This is Lebron’s first time to visit the Philippines, but not his first visit to Asia. Last year, he did a 4-day Nike tour in Beijing, China where he spoke with thousands of fans, and even coached a local basketball game.
The Philippine Tourism Board is also excited about the news of his arrival, as they have recently launched a campaign encouraging more African Americans to take vacations in the country. A recent press release released by the Board asked, “Did you know that the Philippines has more than 7,100 islands, and that the average room at a beachfront resort is only about $55 a night?” So far, the campaign is working favorably well.
About The Philippines
The Philippines has more than 7,100 beautiful islands, and is recognized globally as an affordable vacation destination. The country is known for it’s beautiful beaches, beautiful women, delicious watermelon and mango, and it’s amazing wildlife. Surrounding countries include Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the U.S. territory of Guam. For more details or to book a hotel reservation, visit http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001pW_AENImM-h5iOvfNq5BYxmtZqRnMF35OI09BRCXqHqpJ87xr9F2eLAxSpGFtLTxnQCyAjq9a54MIzosPQzYro9J7JlY2ZQdAAQb1Tojdjm0hER1O3IW6YJmVselGch2Â
Photo Caption: Lebron James holding up a sign with the Philippinesâ€™ Tourism SloganÂ