Hospitality Properties Trust Raises Quarterly Common Dividend

October 10, 2007
NEWTON, Mass.--Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced it has raised its regular quarterly common share dividend by $0.01 to $0.77 per common share ($3.08 per share per year). This regular quarterly dividend will be paid to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 19, 2007 and distributed on or about November 15, 2007.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns 292 hotels and 186 travel centers located in 44 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. HPT is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

Hospitality Properties Trust
Timothy A. Bonang
617-796-8149
Manager of Investor Relations
www.hptreit.com

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