Hospitality Properties Trust Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 07, 2012 1:00 pm ET

Executives

Timothy A. Bonang - Director of Investor Relations

John G. Murray - Principal Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer, Assistant Secretary and Executive Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC

Mark Lawrence Kleifges - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC

Analysts

Jeffrey J. Donnelly - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

David Loeb - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Daniel P. Donlan - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division

Wes Golladay - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Unknown Analyst

Presentation

Operator

Good day, and welcome to the Hospitality Properties Trust First Quarter Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Tim Bonang. Please go ahead, sir.

Timothy A. Bonang

Thank you. Good afternoon. Joining me on today's call are John Murray, President; and Mark Kleifges, Chief Financial Officer. John and Mark will make a short presentation, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. I would note that the recording and retransmission of today's conference call is strictly prohibited without prior written consent of HPT.

Before we begin today's call, I would like to read our Safe Harbor statement. Today's conference call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based on HPT's present beliefs and expectations as of today, May 7, 2012. The company undertakes no obligation to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to the forward-looking statements made in today's conference call other than through filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC.

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