HPT Announces Quarterly Common Dividend

Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.72 per common share ($2.88 per share per year). This dividend is based upon the operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2003. This regular quarterly dividend will be paid to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 28, 2003, and distributed on or about November 20, 2003.
Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Newton, MA. HPT currently has investments of approximately $3 billion in 274 hotels located in 38 states.