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simplexml_load_string() Problem

I've attached the code I am using. I am expecting the following result

Hoover Dam
Helicopter Flights
The London Eye
The 02
Empire State Building
The Statue Of Liberty

What I'm actually getting is

Hoover Dam
Helicopter Flights


Help really appreciated.

<?php

$xmlcontent='<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <ResultSet size="3">

        <Destination name="Las Vegas area, NV" order="1">
            <ListResults size="2">
                <Attraction order="1">
                <name><![CDATA[Hoover Dam]]></name>
                </Attraction>
                
                <Attraction order="2">
                <name><![CDATA[Helicopter Flights]]></name>
                </Attraction>
            </ListResults>
        </Destination>

        <Destination name="London, GBR" order="2">
            <ListResults size="2">
                <Attraction order="1">
                <name><![CDATA[The Londo Eye]]></name>
                </Attraction>
                
                <Attraction order="2">
                <name><![CDATA[The 02]]></name>
                </Attraction>
            </ListResults>

        </Destination><Destination name="New York, NY" order="3">
            <ListResults size="2">
                <Attraction order="1">
                <name><![CDATA[Empire State Building]]></name>
                </Attraction>
                
                <Attraction order="2">
                <name><![CDATA[The Statue Of Liberty]]></name>
                </Attraction>
            </ListResults>
        </Destination>
 
    </ResultSet>';





$xml = simplexml_load_string($xmlcontent);

foreach ($xml->Destination->ListResults->Attraction as $attraction)
        {
            $name.=$attraction->name."<br/>";
        }

        echo "$name";
?>

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Gosman
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Gosman
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Beverley PortlockCommented:
You need to make sure that you iterate the groups at the right level then iterate within each group

...... snipped!

$xml = simplexml_load_string($xmlcontent);

foreach ($xml->Destination as $attraction )
     foreach( $attraction->ListResults->Attraction as $aName )
            $name .= "{$aName->name}<br/>";
        

        echo "$name";
?>

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Beverley PortlockCommented:
Another alternative is to use xpath

$xml = simplexml_load_string($xmlcontent);
$nodes = $xml->xpath('/ResultSet/Destination/ListResults/Attraction/name' );

foreach( $nodes as $aNode )
     echo "$aNode <br/>";

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http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/simplexmlelement.xpath.php
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GosmanAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guys.

Both worked. I went with bportlock as best solution as it required less code and also highlighted xpath which I knew nothing about.
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