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Thomson Travel Grp. (TRV)

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Monday 22 May, 2000

Thomson Travel Grp.

Offer Update

Thomson Travel Group PLC
22 May 2000

Not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States of
America or Canada

Recommended cash offer by Preussag for Thomson Travel

Preussag announces that as at the close of business on 19 May 2000, Preussag
has acquired a further 49 million Thomson Travel Shares through market
purchases representing 4.9 per cent. of Thomson Travel's issued share capital.
 Taken together with the 150 million shares already acquired in the market,
Preussag now owns 199 million Thomson Travel Shares representing 19.9 per
cent. of Thomson Travel's issued share capital.  Approximately 13.3 million of
the Thomson Travel Shares acquired in the market on 19 May 2000 were subject
to the irrevocable undertakings in Thomson Travel Shares already received. 
Accordingly, Preussag now holds irrevocable undertakings in respect of 255.1
million Thomson Travel Shares.

As at close of business on 19 May 2000, Preussag has acquired or received
irrevocable undertakings in respect of approximately 454.1 million Thomson
Travel Shares, representing in aggregate approximately 45.4 per cent. of
Thomson Travel's issued share capital.

Words and expressions used in this announcement have the same meaning as those
defined in the press announcement by Preussag dated 15 May 2000.

Goldman Sachs International, which is regulated in the United Kingdom by The
Securities and Futures Authority Limited, is acting exclusively for Preussag
and no one else in connection with the Offer and will not be responsible to
anyone other than Preussag for providing the protections afforded to customers
of Goldman Sachs International or for giving advice in relation to the Offer
or any matters referred herein.

                  

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