Syukur Pudjiadi is the founding father of The Jayakarta Group. Under his leadership, The Jayakarta Group has transformed from the hotel business into prestigious property player in Indonesia. In his legacy, The Jayakarta Group has many strategic business units; amongst it are Jayakarta Hotels and Resorts and Marbella Hotel, Convention, and Spa which specialized in hospitality service.
Syukur Pudjiadi opened the first Jayakarta Hotel for business in 1973 which has a restaurant, supermarket, and movie theater. To accommodate the growing market in Jakarta, the hotel was renovated and in 1977 it was the tallest hotel building with 21 floors.
Along the year, more Jayakarta properties were built. The Jayakarta Bali was completed in 1981, followed by The Jayakarta Anyer, Cisarua, Lombok, Yogyakarta, and Bandung. In 1995, The Jayakarta Group established Jayakarta Hotels and Resorts as a hospitality management company. In 2010, Jayakarta Suites Komodo Flores as the first five stars resort is open for business in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara.