Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT) today announced that it will issue a press release containing its fourth quarter 2016 results before the Nasdaq opens on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Later that morning, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, President John Murray and Chief Financial Officer Mark Kleifges will host a conference call to discuss these results. The conference call telephone number is (877) 329-3720. Participants calling from outside the United States and Canada should dial (412) 317-5434. No pass code is necessary to access the call from either number. Participants should dial in about 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, March 8, 2017. To hear the replay, dial (412) 317-0088. The replay pass code is 10099959. A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available in a listen-only mode on the company's website, which is located at www.hptreit.com. Participants wanting to access the webcast should visit the company's website about five minutes before the call. The archived webcast will be available for replay on the company's website after the call. 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.