Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced that it has scheduled its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders for May 15, 2013. The record date for determination of shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting is February 19, 2013. Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns or leases 289 hotels and 185 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.