The occupancy rate for the US hotel industry increased by 4.1% for the week ending 14 September 2011, according to data from STR Global.

The country’s average daily rate (ADR) rose by 4% and revenue per available room (revPAR) climbed by 8.3%.

Hotel occupancy in Orlando, Florida, grew by 21.8% to 63.3%, the sector’s largest increase.

Orlando also registered the largest rise in revPAR at 39%, as well as a 14.2% climb in its average daily rate (ADR).

Increases were also recorded in the markets of New Orleans, Louisiana (11.5% to 66.2%), Detroit, Michigan (11.2% to 69.5%) and St Louis, Missouri-Illinois (10.6% to 71%), while Denver, Colorado, recorded a 3.3% decline in occupancy to 75.2%.

San Francisco/San Mateo also registered the largest revPAR decrease of 10.9%.