Meditrust Announces Date for Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Meditrust Companies

    DALLAS, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The Meditrust
 Companies ("Meditrust" or "the Companies") (NYSE:   MT) announced today that the
 record date for the Annual Meetings of Shareholders has been set at the close
 of business May 23, 2001.  The Annual Meeting will be held in Dallas, Texas on
 June 28, 2001.  The Companies' Annual Report to Shareholders will be sent on
 or before April 30, 2001.  Proxy materials for the Annual Meeting will be sent
 shortly after the May 23, 2001 record date for the Annual Meeting.
 
     About The Meditrust Companies
     The Meditrust Companies (NYSE:   MT), a real estate investment trust
 headquartered in Dallas, Texas, consists of Meditrust Corporation, a REIT, and
 Meditrust Operating Company. Meditrust Corporation's portfolio consists of 299
 lodging facilities, 94 assisted living facilities, 15 long-term care
 facilities, four medical office buildings and six other healthcare facilities.
 Meditrust Operating Company operates all of the lodging facilities under the
 La Quinta brand name.  Today's news release as well as other news about The
 Meditrust Companies is available on the Internet at http://www.reit.com.
 
     About La Quinta Inns, Inc.
     La Quinta Inns, Inc. owns and operates 229 Inns and 70 Inn & Suites in 28
 states.  La Quinta is the lodging division of The Meditrust Companies and is
 also headquartered in Dallas.  For more information about La Quinta, please
 visit its Web site at http://www.laquinta.com.
 
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    DALLAS, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The Meditrust
 Companies ("Meditrust" or "the Companies") (NYSE:   MT) announced today that the
 record date for the Annual Meetings of Shareholders has been set at the close
 of business May 23, 2001.  The Annual Meeting will be held in Dallas, Texas on
 June 28, 2001.  The Companies' Annual Report to Shareholders will be sent on
 or before April 30, 2001.  Proxy materials for the Annual Meeting will be sent
 shortly after the May 23, 2001 record date for the Annual Meeting.
 
     About The Meditrust Companies
     The Meditrust Companies (NYSE:   MT), a real estate investment trust
 headquartered in Dallas, Texas, consists of Meditrust Corporation, a REIT, and
 Meditrust Operating Company. Meditrust Corporation's portfolio consists of 299
 lodging facilities, 94 assisted living facilities, 15 long-term care
 facilities, four medical office buildings and six other healthcare facilities.
 Meditrust Operating Company operates all of the lodging facilities under the
 La Quinta brand name.  Today's news release as well as other news about The
 Meditrust Companies is available on the Internet at http://www.reit.com.
 
     About La Quinta Inns, Inc.
     La Quinta Inns, Inc. owns and operates 229 Inns and 70 Inn & Suites in 28
 states.  La Quinta is the lodging division of The Meditrust Companies and is
 also headquartered in Dallas.  For more information about La Quinta, please
 visit its Web site at http://www.laquinta.com.
 
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