|Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or leased 289 hotels with 43,404 rooms or suites, and 185 travel centers. The Company operates in two segments: hotel real estate investments and travel center real estate investments. As of December 31, 2012, the Company's hotels were operated as Courtyard by Marriott, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, Residence Inn by Marriott, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hawthorn Suites, Hyatt Place, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Radisson Hotels & Resorts, Royal Sonesta, Sonesta, Sonesta ES Suites, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, and the Clift Hotel. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned 185 travel centers.