Traveling nowadays is planned, prepared, and done in many different ways and types. There are several favorite ways to enjoy traveling in Indonesia; indulging local food, recognizing new cultures, visiting heritage places and museums, escaping to nature, and so forth. The Jakarta Post (TJP), an English online news application, regularly make reports of those types of tour, which mostly can be found in its sub-terms of Travel and Lifestyle. Travel journalists who take important role in writing those kind of news. For those who concern in English studies, especially for English for Specific Purposes (ESP) students who want to be a journalist, it would be a good way to improve their English through analysing and reading TJP’s news intensively. Thus, this study aimed to explore (l)What are the types of travel news used by the TJP’s journalists in creating travel reports? (2) What are Englishgrammatical focuses needed by TJP’s journalists in making travel news? The method of this study is a content analysis with qualitative method. The result of this study is that firstly TJP’s journalists types of news are culinary, historical destination, religious, cultural, and sightseeing travel. Secondly, this study revealed that the English grammar focuses needed are focusing grammar on simple present and perfect tenses, using gerund and to infinitive, active and passive.
kata kunci :
ESP, travel journalist, types of news