Spanish uses the Latin alphabet. It is a phonetic language, which facilitates pronunciation, writing and reading. Spanish has 5 pure vowels and 5 diphthongs. It is pronounced as it's written. There is the additional letter ñ. The consonants h, j, r, y have significantly different names than English. Spanish word order is generally the same as English Subject-Verb-Object.
Spanish is spoken in 23 countries and in 21 of them is the official language. It is the third most spoken language in the world.
The Hispanic market is expanding and it is estimated that in the future will be one of the main markets.
Learning Spanish is the best way to spend a great holiday in a Spanish speaking country.

What are the benefits of learning another language?

It can improve thinking skills. The ability to think in another language helps people make more informed decisions (Psychological Studies)
Children solve problems better (International Journal of Bilingualism)
It can improve listening and attention skills
It can improve memory and creativity
Improve social and interpersonal skills
Speaking another language expands your horizons and connects you to new ways of seeing the world. It helps you to understand other cultures and develop tolerance.
It helps maintain an agile mind till old age
It helps to keep the brain active-fights against dementia.