Tourist flow to the South-East of Turkey increased by 25 percent compared to last year.According to the head of the Association of tour operators of Turkey Dogan Shen, tourists are attracted by both attractions and features of national cuisine in these regions.”The contingent of tourists changed a lot during the last two years. Vacationers became interested not only in beaches and hotels, but also historical values, the heritage of Diyarbakir and Mardin,” – Shen said.The head of the Association also stressed that Diyarbakir occupies an important place in terms of religious tourism, adding that in the summer tours to the mountain Ziyaret are organized.”…However, the ancient city Dara in Mardin is the most popular city in the current season. We see increased interest of foreign tourists, the flow of tourists increased several times, ” – he added.In turn, the head of the Association of hoteliers of Mardin Azad Gyungor said that the number of tourists in Daru exceeds 3 thousand people a day.