Time Change: Hospitality Properties Trust Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Conference Call Rescheduled from Wednesday, February 27th at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m.

February 25, 2013

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE:HPT) today announced that it has rescheduled the time of its fourth quarter and year end 2012 financial results conference call from its previously scheduled Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time to Friday, March 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The timing of the conference call is being changed because of a scheduling conflict. HPT's fourth quarter and year end results are scheduled to be released before the market opens on Friday, March 1, 2013. The updated details are as follows:

Earnings Release: Friday, March 1, 2013, before market open.
Conference Call: Friday, March 1, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Participant Dial In: (800) 553-0288.
International Dial In: (612) 332-0530.

No pass code is necessary to access either call. Participants should dial in about 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 8, 2013. To hear the replay, dial (320) 365-3844. The replay pass code is 284139.

A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available in a listen-only mode on the company's web site, which is located at www.hptreit.com. Participants wanting to access the webcast should visit the company's web site about five minutes before the call. The archived webcast will be available for replay on the company's web site for about one week after the call.

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

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

Hospitality Properties Trust
Timothy A. Bonang, 617-796-8232
Vice President, Investor Relations
or
Carlynn Finn, 617-796-8232
Senior Manager, Investor Relations
www.hptreit.com

Cautionary Language

The information appearing on HPT’s website includes statements which constitute forward looking statements. These forward looking statements are based upon HPT’s present intents, beliefs or expectations, but forward looking statements are not guaranteed to occur and may not occur. HPT’s actual results may differ materially from those contained in HPT’s forward looking statements. The information contained in HPT’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under “Risk Factors" and “Warnings Concerning Forward Looking Statements” in HPT’s periodic reports and other filings, identifies important factors that could cause HPT’s actual results to differ materially from those stated in HPT’s forward looking statements. HPT’s filings with the SEC are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and are also accessible on HPT’s website at the following link: SEC Filings. You should not place undue reliance upon forward looking statements.

The documents provided in this archived section are provided for historical purposes only. The information contained in each document is accurate only as of the date each document was originally issued or such earlier date stated in those documents. Except as required by law, Hospitality Properties Trust does not undertake any obligation to update any information contained in these documents. For current information about the company, please refer to our most recent public SEC Filings.

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