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Hospitality Properties Trust Announces 2018 Dividend Allocation

January 15, 2019

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2018 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:

Shareholders should look to IRS Form 1099-DIV for their tax reporting. This press release is not intended to replace the Form 1099-DIV.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and travel centers located in 45 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. HPT’s properties are operated under long term management or lease agreements. HPT is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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

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CONTACT: Katherine Strohacker, Senior Director, Investor Relations

(617) 796-8232

www.hptreit.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REIT FINANCE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE

SOURCE: Hospitality Properties Trust

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