Hospitality Properties Trust Announces 2011 Dividend Allocation

January 18, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2011 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:

Common Shares


 
 
 
  Dividend Allocation








Per Share









 
 
  Unrecaptured  
Declaration
Record
Paid/Payable
Dividends
Ordinary
Qualified
Capital
Section 1250
Return of

Dates


Dates


Dates


Per Share


Income


Dividend


Gain


Gain


Capital

01/14/11
01/28/11

02/23/11


$0.4500
$0.4500
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
04/15/11
04/29/11
05/24/11
$0.4500
$0.4500
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
07/01/11
07/11/11
08/24/11
$0.4500
$0.4500
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
10/12/11
10/26/11
11/23/11
$0.4500
$0.4500
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000




TOTALS:
$1.8000
$1.8000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000






100.00%
100.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%

HPT's common share CUSIP number is 44106M102. This information represents final income allocations.

Series B Preferred Shares


 
 
 
  Dividend Allocation








Per Share









 
 
  Unrecaptured  
Declaration
Record
Paid/Payable
Dividends
Ordinary
Qualified
Capital
Section 1250
Return of

Dates


Dates


Dates


Per Share


Income


Dividend


Gain


Gain


Capital

12/01/10
12/30/10
01/14/11
$0.5547
$0.5547
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
03/01/11
03/31/11
04/15/11
$0.5547
$0.5547
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
06/02/11
06/30/11
07/15/11
$0.5547
$0.5547
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
09/01/11
09/30/11
10/17/11
$0.5547
$0.5547
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000




TOTALS:
$1.6641
$1.6641
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000






100.00%
100.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%

HPT's Series B preferred share CUSIP number is 44106M409. This information represents final income allocations.

Series C Preferred Shares


 
 
 
  Dividend Allocation








Per Share









 
 
  Unrecaptured  
Declaration
Record
Paid/Payable
Dividends
Ordinary
Qualified
Capital
Section 1250
Return of

Dates


Dates


Dates


Per Share


Income


Dividend


Gain


Gain


Capital

01/05/11
01/31/11
02/15/11
$0.4375
$0.4375
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
04/01/11
04/29/11
05/16/11
$0.4375
$0.4375
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
07/01/11
07/29/11
08/15/11
$0.4375
$0.4375
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
10/03/11
10/31/11
11/15/11
$0.4375
$0.4375
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000




TOTALS:
$1.7500
$1.7500
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000






100.00%
100.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%

HPT's Series C preferred share CUSIP number is 44106M508. This information represents final income allocations.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, which owns 288 hotels and 185 travel centers located in 44 states, Puerto Rico and Ontario, Canada.

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.

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